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Re: Amorphophallus 2nd flowering

  • To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
  • Subject: Re: Amorphophallus 2nd flowering
  • From: "Don Bittel" <dbittel@treco.net>
  • Date: Sat, 2 Dec 2000 10:25:21 -0600 (CST)

A 40 cm. prainii tuber would be almost 16 inches in diameter. That is the
biggest I've ever heard of. It must have a large flower also. Was it a pure
white color?


> From: van den Bergh <bergh@tpg.com.au>
> To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
> Subject: Re: Amorphophallus 2nd flowering
> Date: Friday, December 01, 2000 7:42 PM
> Dear Wilbert,
> I think your 'subdominant apical' theory must be the answer as the flower
> about 4cm distant from the leaf stem and to me it looked a pretty big
> as I dug it up and checked it out a month or two before it flowered it
> about 40cm across and heavy to lift, I didn't want to risk my kitchen
> scales. Is that big?
> Thanks for the explanation.
> Marilyn van den Bergh.

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