Re: Fw: Scindapsus
- Subject: Re: Fw: Scindapsus
- From: "Marek Argent" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 21:59:48 +0200
Juvenile leaves look like they were wet.
----- Original Message -----
From: "brian lee" <email@example.com>
To: "Discussion of aroids" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2008 7:32 PM
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Fw: Scindapsus
> Dear Steve,
> Aloha. I do not know this plant personally. It is
> really difficult to give an identification on sterile
> material, but I can comment a little.
> There is a Philodendron hederaceum (Jacq.) Schott
> 'Brasil'. It is illustrated in Harri Lorenzi's book,
> PLANTAS ORNAMENTAIS NO BRASIL,p. 213. The
> unvariegated species is illustrated on p. 212. I have
> the third edition. Dr. Eduardo Gonsalves worked on
> the Araceae section, so it would be good to let him
> comment on this plant. According to the book, this
> plant is a selection by Ruben Acosta. Whatever your
> plant is, this does look similar....but there are
> several look-alike plants. Lorenzi's text says that
> the inflorescence is typical of Philodendron
> hederaceum, so if you bloom your plant, that will be
> important for proper identification.
> Just from your photo, it appears your plant has a very
> glossy surface...which is not a feature of
> Philodendron hederaceum...could your leaves be wet?
> --- ExoticRainforest <Steve@ExoticRainforest.com>
>> Sorry to talk back to myself, but I just found a
>> photo of this plant on Marek's site noted as a
>> cultivar of Philodedron hederaceum. Does anyone
>> know if this is a cultivated plant or another wild
>> form of P. hederaceum? Or something else?
>> Steve Lucas
>> I just received a private response on this plant and
>> was told it is being called Philodendron Brazil.
>> Somehow I doubt that is a good name! If anyone
>> knows what it truly is, please speak up! It appears
>> more to me to be a Scinadpus but I am certainly not
>> qualified to say.
>> Steve Lucas
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: ExoticRainforest
>> To: Discussion of aroids
>> Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2008 9:55 AM
>> Subject: Scindapsus
>> Can any of you experts out there tell me the species
>> name of this Scindapus species. A cutting was sent
>> to me several years ago with no name. The thing I
>> found very amusing this morning is many people on
>> the internet think this species is the same thing as
>> Epipremnum aureum. I found that claim on Dave's
>> Garden, UBC, and Garden Web along with a bunch of
>> pseudo-scientific websites. I'd like to do a page
>> for my website so if any of you can let me know
>> where to find a copy of the scientific description
>> I'd appreciate the help.
>> Steve Lucas
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