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Re: Typhonium violifolium -revisited

  • To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
  • Subject: Re: Typhonium violifolium -revisited
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@worldonline.nl>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2000 10:18:17 -0500 (CDT)

Boy, these American noses are beginning to intrugue me. I also have to
believe that there are Amorphophallus muelelri/bulbifers that some of you
claim smell good!! And now we have somebody NOT smelling the wonderful sweet
scent of Typhonium violaefolium........ This is driving me nuts! I rent a
greenhouse of 20 meter long, 6 meter high and 6 meter wide and ONE single T.
violaefolium inflorescence can fill the entire space strongly with its
smell!! Go figure!


----- Original Message -----
From: James W. Waddick <jim-jim@swbell.net>
To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
Sent: dinsdag 1 augustus 2000 6:30
Subject: Re: Typhonium violifolium -revisited

> Pete, Wilbert, Don etc;
> In looking over the earlier comments on this species, I have
> a few 'experiences' to add.
> One leaf is making a small bulbil at the intersection of the
> leaf blade and the petiole (ala P cordata etc), but no sign (yet) of
> anything at the leaf tip.
> The single flower (so far) was given multiple sniff tests at
> various times of the day/night and NO scent was ever detected -  just
> me ?
> I see another inflorescence just emerging.
> Older leaves have risen themselves perhaps an inch above the
> soil surface - no longer flat on the ground. We have a lot of very
> untypical rain here (but may be more typical for this plant in
> habitat) which may be related ???
> Remains a most curious little plant. Now up-potted and in half day sun.
> Thanks again Wilbert. Jim W.
> Dr. James W. Waddick
> 8871 NW Brostrom Rd.
> Kansas City Missouri 64152-2711
> Ph.    816-746-1949
> E-fax  419-781-8594
> Zone 5 Record low -23F
> Summer 100F +

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