Re: a couple of questions
Syngonium rayi has been described only recently (1997) in Phytologia together
with Syngonium castroi and so it was not incuded in Tom Croat's revision of
Syngonium which was published earlier (in 1981).
With best regards,
Jonathan Ertelt a *crit :
> As the subject title indicates, I have a couple of questions:
> First, I've just been skimming over the revision of the genus Syngonium
> that Tom Croat has completed, on the IAS website, and find no mention of
> the plant which was suggested to me a few years back was Syngonium rayii.
> It is an arrowhead leaf, rich dark green like S. wendlandii (but not three
> lobed that I've ever seen), with a silver mid-vein, and has the tendency to
> produce a half dozen to a dozen leaves, then grow one to several feet of
> bare stem before becoming leafy again. Is this species just not included in
> the treatment, or has it taken on a new name?
> Secondly, a member of this listserve from Guatemala wrote several weeks
> back about having seed available of Anth. pappillilaminum, and graciously
> agreed to send me some. I received the seed today, but with no return
> address or name, and would like to recognize and thank the sender (the seed
> look to be in good shape, though I feared at first that they had been
> crushed). Will the sending party please email me (either to the list or
> Thank you much.
> Jonathan Ertelt
> Greenhouse Manager
> Vanderbilt University Biology Department
> Box 1812, Sta. B
> Nashville, TN 37235
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