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Re: Amorphophallus aberrans help

  • Subject: Re: Amorphophallus aberrans help
  • From: ronmchatton@aol.com
  • Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2008 00:20:50 -0400

It's hard to tell from your photos but Am aberrans has a remarkable 
variation in petiole color and markings.  Some of them are lettuce 
green with only a few streaks or elongate silver/white spots while some 
of them have nearly black/purple petioles and then there are those that 
have combinations of everything inbetween.  That having been said, I 
have about 75 aberrans and they have leaflets are are more elliptical 
and less pointed than your illustrations.  Also, aberran's corm is 
elongated but much like a parsnip or carrot not long and pencil-like.

Ron McHatton
Central Florida, Zone 9B

-----Original Message-----
From: M.van_Dinther@lumc.nl
To: aroid-l@gizmoworks.com
Sent: Sun, 10 Aug 2008 12:43 pm
Subject: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus aberrans help



I got two Amorphophallus aberrans bulbs from Thailand some time ago. 
The leaves have emerged but the leaves from the two bulbs are 
completely different. One has a light green stem with dark green spots 
and the other one has multiple leaves with light green stems with dark 
green vertical stripes. Can someone teel me if these are really 
aberrans? or something completely different. The bulbs are slightly 
elongated. Thanks.


Best regards,


Maarten van Dinther

(Leiden, The Netherlands)




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