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RE: [Aroid-l] Fw: Natural Hybrid/ Alocasia cuculata

  • Subject: RE: [Aroid-l] Fw: Natural Hybrid/ Alocasia cuculata
  • From: "Tom Croat" <Thomas.Croat@mobot.org>
  • Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2007 15:20:42 -0500
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  • Thread-topic: [Aroid-l] Fw: Natural Hybrid/ Alocasia cuculata

Dear Windy:


            I seem to remember seeing a plant very much like this cultivated on the streets of Hong Kong.  I thought it was just a peltate Alocasia macorrhiza.




Tom Croat, P. A. Schulze Curator of Botany 

Missouri Botanical Garden

Box 299, St. Louis, Missouri 63116

(314) 577-5163


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From: aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com [mailto:aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com] On Behalf Of Windy Aubrey
Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2007 12:54 PM
To: Discussion of aroids
Subject: [Aroid-l] Fw: Natural Hybrid/ Alocasia cuculata



----- Original Message -----

From: Windy Aubrey

Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2007 7:47 AM

Subject: Re: Natural Hybrid/ Alocasia cuculata



I took a few more shots of this Cuculata 'thing'.  Some images are shown with a yard stick, so the size will be appreciated with this young plant.  Also, I included an image of the back side of the blade, with it backlit so the veins would be clearer.  I also included the standard Cuculata with the yard stick and a backlit shot of it's blade for comparison.


In June, I will resubmit another image of this thing, again with the yard stick.


Many thanks to all that have taken an interest in this plant and have contributed their opinion and knowledge.









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