Re: titanum picture
that's a nice move that you want to take care of your compatriot and the
Austrian reputation in the aroid scene..... ;-)
Since I am not distrustful in the first line when I see such an offer in
the internet and learned from your compatriot in an private email that
he wants 6 to 8 Euro for a tuber, I guees that he is not deliberately
offering konjaks as titanum.
However I wondered, if he ever saw one of his "titanum" flowering and
compare this flower with the one on the picture he presents.
BTW, I noticed after my first inquiry to the aroid-L that the pictures
show a copyright mark (sarracenia.com), but I could not find the picture
on htis site: http://www.sarracenia.com/
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2007 13:16:47 +0100
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] titanum picture
From: Helmut Reisenberger
To: Discussion of aroids
Of course this is a pretty embarassing performance of an Austrian
So far I have not heard from him, but as an IAS member and producer of a
rare aroids, I tried to contact this man, who obviously runs his
business just around the corner.
I offered him cooperation for further activities and to prevent mistakes
In the history of aroid research Austrians have done such great work
(Schott et alt.), so I am
strongly interested to catch up with this tradition.
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Discussion of aroids
> Gesendet: 13.12.07 04:47:37
> An: "aroid-L"
> Betreff: [Aroid-l] titanum picture
> here (scroll down to the bottom of that page):
> is someone offering konjak as titanum.
> Would someone know where the picture of titanum flower was taken?
> It might be recognizable, since the greenhouse looks pretty unique.
> I wrote an info to that guy that the petioles and leaves rather suit
> konjak than titanum and asked, if his "titanum" ever bloomed, since
> flowers of konjak and titanum differ pretty much. I wonder, if my
> will change his presentation.. ;-)
> Happy growing,
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