Re: [aroid-l] How many leaves??
- Subject: Re: [aroid-l] How many leaves??
- From: "Peter C Boyce" firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2003 08:18:03 +0200
Each leaf has their own petiole and each leaf emerges from the tiny sheath
at the base of the previous, with the primary leaf practically ruptured
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From: "Ron" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, August 16, 2003 3:12 PM
Subject: Re: [aroid-l] How many leaves??
> Do each of the leaves have their own petiole, or is it one petiole
> branching? Ron
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> On Behalf Of Peter C Boyce
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> 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.
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> 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