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Re: aroid hybrid

  • Subject: Re: aroid hybrid
  • From: "Marek Argent" <abri1973@wp.pl>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 21:32:06 +0200


You've successfully made an intergeneric cross.
Now let's think about the new genus name according to the botanical 
I suggest:
× Sauronellia (if the genus Sauromatum will be back) or ×Typhonellia if 
venosum will stay in Typhonium.
What do you think?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tony Avent" <tony@plantdelights.com>
To: "Aroid - L group" <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
Sent: Sunday, August 09, 2009 7:44 PM
Subject: [Aroid-l] aroid hybrid

> Aroiders:
> Has anyone had experiences with Pinellia hybridizing with Sauromatum?
> I know all my taxonomist friends are either reaching for a stiff drink
> or headache medicine at the thought of such a hybrid.  I'm not even sure
> if this is even theoretically possible, but to be sure, we never let our
> plants read genetics books.   Take a look at our hybrid of Pinellia
> pedatisecta and Sauromatum venosum.  The height is 2' tall and, the
> leaves are intermediate between the two parents.  The plant produces
> sauromatum like speckled petioles, but with many emerging per corm
> (sauromatum only produces one each) like the pinellia parent.  I missed
> the flower this year, but will watch closer next year.  I'd like to hear
> your thoughts.  http://www.plantdelights.com/gallery/Aroids
> -- 
> Tony Avent
> Plant Delights Nursery @
> Juniper Level Botanic Garden
> 9241 Sauls Road
> Raleigh, North Carolina  27603  USA
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