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Re: [aroid-l] How many leaves??

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] How many leaves??
  • From: "Ron" ronlene@adelphia.net
  • Date: Sat, 16 Aug 2003 09:12:09 -0400
  • Importance: Normal

Do each of the leaves have their own petiole, or is it one petiole
branching? Ron

-----Original Message-----
From: aroid-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu [mailto:aroid-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu]
On Behalf Of Peter C Boyce
Sent: Saturday, August 16, 2003 7:58 AM
To: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu
Subject: Re: [aroid-l] How many leaves??

I can't comment with regard Amorphophallus, but I've had Typhonium
(which the literature often says is solitary leaved) with four leaves
simultaneously, the largest 1.5 m tall with a leaf blade 1 meter in
and the smallest 0.75 tall and 0.5 cm in diameter and regularly with
leaves simultaneously. Plants with this many leaves went on to produce
exceptionally large tubers (maximum 1.25 kg with a diameter of  30.5 cm.

----- Original Message -----
From: <ken@spatulacity.com>
To: "Aroid list" <aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu>
Sent: Saturday, August 16, 2003 5:46 AM
Subject: [aroid-l] How many leaves??

> I got two very nice Amorphophallus bulbifers earlier this year from
> nice people at Gardino Nursery. The Amorphophallus issue of Aroideana
> that A. bulbifer has solitary or paired leaves. Both of mine are now
> growing their *third* leaf (simultaneous, all three are there at
> unusual is that and does it have any implications?
> -Ken

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