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Re: Bumps vs. tubercles

  • To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
  • Subject: Re: Bumps vs. tubercles
  • From: Krzysztof Kozminski <kk@netgate.net>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2000 09:25:45 -0600 (CST)

On Wed, 2 Feb 2000, Don Martinson wrote:

> >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
> As a point of interest, are bumps and tubercles differentiated on the basis
> of size or morphology?

I had an impression that a tubercle is soft and oozing.  These things on
the stem of A.paeoniifolius are rather hard and abrasive.  But then I
don't know what I am talking about :-)


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