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RE: [Aroid-l] It's not Julius but...

  • Subject: RE: [Aroid-l] It's not Julius but...
  • From: "Alistair Hay" <ajmhay@hotmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2006 15:17:41 +1100

That certainly was a very fine glasshouse specimen, but it was completely dwarfed by one at Bogor Botanic Garden growing in a small pond which was, as I observed there early one morning some years ago, used as a latrine by people on their way to work!! The same pond, if I remember correctly, where the until recently only known Lasia concinna plant had survived on that wholesome diet :-)

From:  "Julius Boos" <ju-bo@msn.com>
Reply-To:  Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
To:  aroid-l@gizmoworks.com
Subject:  RE: [Aroid-l] It's not Julius but...
Date:  Mon, 11 Dec 2006 04:20:41 +0000
>>From : Susan B <honeybunny442@yahoo.com>
>Reply-To : Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
>Sent : Monday, December 11, 2006 2:35 AM
>To : Aroid L <Aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
>Subject : [Aroid-l] It's not Julius but...
>Attachment :   P9200017.JPG (0.06 MB)
>It looks like David Bache, and I do believe that the plant is the
>huge Cyrtosperma johnstonii that USED to be in a pot in the fishpond
>just inside the doors to the Rare Plant house at Fairchild, right
>Thanks for the Photo of the A. paeoniifolius at the 2004 show too!
>>>Someone was asking for a photo of the Cyrtosperma...
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