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[Aroid-l] RE: ID please, Eduardo??

  • Subject: [Aroid-l] RE: ID please, Eduardo??
  • From: "Julius Boos" <ju-bo@msn.com>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2006 07:07:04 +0000

From : 	Harry Witmore <harrywitmore@witmore.net>
Reply-To : 	Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
Sent : 	Sunday, December 17, 2006 6:47 PM
To : 	"'Discussion of aroids'" <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
Subject : 	RE: [Aroid-l] 'New' commercial aroids in pots

Dear Harry and Friends,

This is one of the two new ones I have been seeing, the other, called I believe 'splash', remains unidentified. If you get this, Eduardo, please take a look and see if you know what it is. If anyone 'out there' has this plant, please grow it to an adult and lets see what it turns out to be!

Thanks Harry,


The second one is a patented Philo called 'Brazil' I believe.

Harry Witmore
Cloud Jungle Epiphytes

-----Original Message-----
From: aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com [mailto:aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com]
On Behalf Of Julius Boos
Sent: Sunday, December 17, 2006 10:02 AM
To: aroid-l@gizmoworks.com
Subject: [Aroid-l] 'New' commercial aroids in pots

Dear Friends,

In my job I recently came across two new-to-me vining aroids grown and sold
by commercial growers in S. W. Florida, and bought in quantity in hanging
pots/baskets by a large hotel in the area.   One has a dark, broadly cordate

purplish-green leaf w/ cream spots, but what is most remarkable to me is the
texture of the leaves, thick and almost rugose, which reminds me of
something akin to Philo. rugosm!   I`d like to grow it to adult size!
The other has cordate leaves w/an attenuate point(long extended point or
tip), the remarkable thing is a broadish lime-green stripe down the center
of each regular-green leaf and down to the end of the long 'point' at each
leaf`s end.
Anyone (Denis, Ron, Scott??) have any idea on what genera these belong to??

Good Growing.


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