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Re: Photos of Philodendron tortum, aka 'spider philodendron'

  • Subject: Re: Photos of Philodendron tortum, aka 'spider philodendron'
  • From: Neil Crafter <golfstra@senet.com.au>
  • Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2002 21:02:49 -0600 (CST)

Great work on P.tortum! Excellent article and photos which help clear up the
mysteries around this excellent (but tricky to grow for me!) philodendron. Keep
up the good work.
Neil Crafter
Adelaide Australia

Julius Boos wrote:

> Dear friends,
> Thanks to the kindness and competence of Scott Hyndman, the photos that I
> had taken of Philodendron tortum Mayo & Soares (in press), also known as the
> 'spider' Philodendron at Albert`s and Merkle`s Nursery in Boynton Beach can
> now be viewed at the following site---
> >http://www.aroid.org/gallery/boos/<
> Between Scott, Denis and myself we hope to soon be able to say exactly where
> the ORIGINAL plant that was tissue cultured at the lab 'Ceres 2000'
> originated, and if there were more than one plant used in the tissue
> culture/propagation, perhaps a fine-leaflet and a thicker-leaflet
> plant/plants.
> In the set of my photos, you will notice a plant with a 'juvenile leaf that
> looks VERY much like the leaf of one of Brian William's plants, this species
> seems to produce some juvenile-looking leaves on some of the small plants
> when grown from cuttings.   The 'claw'/cataphyl/prophyll which attends the
> most current leaf on mature plants of this species is visible in one
> photograph, unfortunately it is not clear in other scans, so if anyone for
> scientific purposes needs to view this structure, I can send them a photo
> via snail mail.
> Hopefully this site and the photos, some sent in by friends, will help to
> clear up any confusion that remains concerning the identity of this most
> attractive and interesting Philodendron species.
> Any errors or omissions are mine, so please direct any personal comments to
> me at---
>                                                            >ju-bo@msn.com<
> Enjoy---
> Julius Boos
> WPB,
> Florida

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