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Re: ID needed

  • To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
  • Subject: Re: ID needed
  • From: Krzysztof Kozminski <kk@netgate.net>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2000 13:39:10 -0600 (CST)

On Wed, 2 Feb 2000, Don Martinson wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> 
> I just returned from a trip to Tahiti and Moorea.  My exploration time was
> limited, but in addition to the all-present Colocasia and Xanthosoma,  I
> happened upon what is presumably an Amorphophallus species.  It resembles
> A. konjac except that it has noticable tubercles on the petiole, there are
> numerous (well, 3) leaves present at the same time, and the leaf surface is
> more glossy.
> 
> I've asked Les to put them on the Aroid ID Web Site, but in the meantime,
> you can view them at:
> 
> http://www.execpc.com/~llmen/mooreamorpho1.jpg      note tubercles on petiole
> http://www.execpc.com/~llmen/mooreamorpho2.jpg      note multiple petioles
> http://www.execpc.com/~llmen/mooreamorpho3.jpg      note shiny leaf surface
> 
> Suggestions anyone?

Looks like A.paeoniifolius to me.  I think these are just bumps, not 
tubercles.  Compare to
http://u1.netgate.net/~kk/Araceae/Amorphophallus/paeoniifolius.html

KK
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