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Re: [aroid-l] Typhonium id.

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Typhonium id.
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" hetter@worldonline.nl
  • Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2003 22:46:22 +0200
  • Importance: Normal

> before i start, i must prostrate at the altar of his
> lordiness, almighty wilbert of leiden, and beg for
> forgiveness...

Your Royal Lordiness is NOT from Leiden. This unfortunate misunderstanding
that seems to be impossible to eradicate. My Amorph-project is based in
Leiden, I work in a different branch.

> some time ago, i had received from his royal lordiness
> in leiden some tiny tubers of a round-leafed, small
> Typhonium species, which grew for a while and then
> went dormant.  since i didn't find any tubers in the
> pot, i gave up on it and re-used the pot for something
> else, losing the tag in the process.  now months and
> months later, it's sprouted again, living in the pot
> with its new neighbor, a Sinningia sp.  now i'd like
> to find out which species this cute little Typhonium
> is...  would anyone have a clue?  the plant has very
> small round leaves.  at first, i even thought it was a
> Dioscorea since i had sown some seeds but those never
> sprouted...
> thanks all.

Sounds like T. violaefolium. Is it sweet-smelling?

Me himself

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