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Re: Massive Amorphophallus titanum bulb

  • Subject: Re: Massive Amorphophallus titanum bulb
  • From: "Brian O'Brien" <bobrien@gustavus.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 20:30:33 -0500

That's a pretty big corm, especially offered for sale.  Here are some comparison photos:

Our ca. 30-pound corm:  http://arboretum.blog.gustavus.edu/2007/05/26/some-scenes-from-perrys-youthand-hisher-future/

The same corm at ca. 90 pounds:  http://arboretum.blog.gustavus.edu/2007/04/13/unpotting-of-the-titan-arum-corm-may-24-2006/

The plant now (corm mass unknown  :=)  ):  http://gustavus.edu/academics/biology/titanarum/?cam=1

Brian O'Brien

At 11:52 AM 7/31/2009, you wrote:

WOW!!! Current bid $450! She's HUGE!


On Jul 29, 2009, at 12:06 PM, Myke Ashley-Cooper wrote:

> Checking out eBay today, I came across this amazing offer for an 
> Amorphophallus titanum:
>
> "THIS IS A BIG ONE - PROBABLY THE BIGGEST amorphophallus TUBER EVER 
> OFFERED ON EBAY!!!!
> PLEASE REVIEW THE PICTURES.
> THE CORM WEIGHS  38 lbs.  10 oz.  IT HAS A DIAMETER OF 15? AND A 
> CIRCUMFERENCE OF 48?AND IS 10? HIGH."
>
> The currant bid is $355!!! Click here to check it out.
>
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