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Re: [aroid-l] Amorphs & friends distribution: DO NOT REPLY VIA AROID-L !!!!!!!!

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Amorphs & friends distribution: DO NOT REPLY VIA AROID-L !!!!!!!!
  • From: "ron iles" <roniles@eircom.net>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2004 20:30:37 -0000

Forgive the accolade Lord P but to me this is examplary of all that is best
& lasting for those folks who love Aroids.   With as always characteristic
self-effacing humour too.  I don't grow them anymore but thank You, Kind
Sir!

Ron
----- Original Message -----
From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid (prive)" <hetter@worldonline.nl>
To: "Aroid-l (E-mail 2)" <aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu>
Sent: Friday, February 27, 2004 9:05 AM
Subject: [aroid-l] Amorphs & friends distribution: DO NOT REPLY VIA AROID-L
!!!!!!!!


> Peoples and friends,
>
> below is the list of tuberous goodies we have this year to distribute to
you
> Amorphophiles. Those of you sho like climbing aroids and non-tuberous
ground
> dwelling species are not allowed to order............. This is for the
happy
> few with good taste in plants......... :-)
>
> The variety is o.k. but the numbers are not too high this year. I had to
> move the collection to my new job (Wageningen Botanical Gardens) and in
> order to keep this whole operation to certain limits, I already gave away
> quite some material to people who could pick them up themselves in Leiden
> (that's the joy of living in or near to the Netherlands........).
>
> Most material are offsets, some rather small because that goes with the
> species. Cannot help that.
>
> The usual instructions are at the bottom of this message. Newbies to this:
> PLEASE read those instructions carefully.
>
> All species can be found on their respective pages on the IAS website, so
> you can see if you like them. Am. operculatus was just published in the
most
> recent Aroideana issue.
>
> As usual I will try to please everybody with something but never expect to
> get all that you order. I'll distribute material evenly over the orders.
Of
> course, if you are only interested in one or a few and they are few in
> numbers, you may have to wait another year....... :-(
>
> Cheerio,
> Wilbert
>
____________________________________________________________________________
> __________________________________________
>
>
>
>
> Surplus 2004
>
> Amorphophallus abyssinicus H.AM. 1227
> Amorphophallus abyssinicus H.AM. 1228
> Amorphophallus abyssinicus H.AM. 1226
> Amorphophallus abyssinicus H.AM. 66
> Amorphophallus albispathus H.AM. 19
> Amorphophallus albispathus H.AM. 788
> Amorphophallus albus H.AM. 356
> Amorphophallus albus H.AM. 1222
> Amorphophallus ankarana H.AM. 48
> Amorphophallus carneus H.AM. 464
> Amorphophallus cicatricifer H.AM. 368
> Amorphophallus declinatus H.AM. 1007
> Amorphophallus dunnii H.AM. 798
> Amorphophallus excentricus H.AM. 867
> Amorphophallus excentricus H.AM. 184
> Amorphophallus glossophyllus H.AM. 242
> Amorphophallus haematospadix H.AM. 114
> Amorphophallus henryi H.AM. 271
> Amorphophallus henryi H.AM. 234
> Amorphophallus henryi H.AM. 268
> Amorphophallus interruptus H.AM. 522
> Amorphophallus konkanensis H.AM. 1132
> Amorphophallus konkanensis H.AM. 1131
> Amorphophallus konkanensis H.AM. 1134
> Amorphophallus koratensis H.AM. 1074
> Amorphophallus krausei H.AM. 91
> Amorphophallus krausei H.AM. 130
> Amorphophallus krausei (cf.) H.AM. 40
> Amorphophallus lewallei H.AM. 20
> Amorphophallus longituberosus H.AM. 276
> Amorphophallus muelleri H.AM. 502
> Amorphophallus muelleri H.AM. 597
> Amorphophallus napalensis H.AM. 227
> Amorphophallus operculatus H.AM. 994
> Amorphophallus paeoniifolius H.AM. 232
> Amorphophallus prainii H.AM. 196
> Amorphophallus putii H.AM. 696
> Amorphophallus smithsonianus H.AM. 216
> Amorphophallus swynnertonii H.AM. 959
> Amorphophallus swynnertonii H.AM. 960
> Amorphophallus symonianus H.AM. 934
> Amorphophallus symonianus H.AM. 942
> Amorphophallus symonianus H.AM. 728
> Amorphophallus taurostigma H.AM. 38
> Amorphophallus taurostigma H.AM. 27
> Amorphophallus variabilis H.AM. 24
> Amorphophallus verticillatus H.AM. 884
> Amorphophallus yuloensis H.AM. 231
> Amorphophallus yuloensis H.AM. 250
> Amorphophallus yuloensis H.AM. 286
> Amorphophallus yunnanensis H.AM. 157
>
> Gorgonidium vermicidum s.n.
> Gorgonidium vermicidum H.AR. 93
>
> Hapaline sp. H.AR. 56
>
> Pseudodracontium fallax H.AM. 164
> Pseudodracontium harmandii H.AM. 147
> Pseudodracontium harmandii H.AM. 404
> Pseudodracontium lacourii H.AM. 139
> Pseudodracontium lacourii H.AM. 163
> Pseudodracontium lacourii H.AM. 245
> Pseudodracontium lacourii H.AM. 209
> Pseudodracontium macrophyllum H.AM. 178
> Pseudodracontium sp. H.AM. 730
>
> Pycnospatha arietina H.AR. 187
> Pycnospatha palmata H.AR. 216
>
> Spathantheum fallax H.AR. 251
> Spathantheum intermedium H.AR. 130
> Spathantheum orbignyanum H.AR. 263
>
>
____________________________________________________________________________
> _
>
> A few policy remarks
> etc.
>
> - the list contains plant names, often with clone numbers. If you
> want a particular clone of a species (because you already had another one
> from an earlier distribution and want to play with the naughty bits to get
> seed.....), please mention the clone number with the species name. If you
> want a clone, any clone, don't indicate a number.
>
> - the tubers will be sent with phytosanitary certificates unless the US
> orders are distributed from within the US.
>
> - the tubers will be sent with the clone numbers, whether you requested a
> particular clone or not. PLEASE, try to keep the clone number with your
> plant on a label. There may come a time, when all of our collection
freezes
> over and I may have to ask your help to build it up again......(your WORST
> nightmare, I know!).
>
> - my paying policy hasn't changed, so here it is again. I am not asking
> particular amounts of money for species, so rarity etc. doesn't matter.
What
> I ask you to pay, is what you yourself think the ordered plants are worth
> for you, and please, DO include your own financial state-of-affairs in
your
> considerations. If you don't have much to spend, then don't. I'm happy
that
> you get these freaky plants.  If you have plants to swap in return, that's
> fine, I'll be waiting for the offer.......
>
> - do NOT pay before you get your plants. Then decide if everything is o.k.
> Subtract from the estimated amount the plants that were DOA (and please,
> mention this to me).
>
> - paying: PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, NO cheques or anything like it (incl.
> money orders or what not). I only accept cash in an envelope. I know, this
> is not the most secure way, but the hassle I have with cashing cheques is
> beyond your imagination. It also costs a damn lot of money to do it. As if
> banks didn't have enough of that stuff. So, don't even consider to do it
or
> ask me,
> the answer is "no"!, ONLY cash. Thus far it has worked perfectly this way.
>
> My postal address:
>
> Wilbert Hetterscheid
> Chrysantenstraat 28
> 1214 BM Hilversum
> Netherlands
>
> - direct all orders and related electronic correspondence to:
> hetter@worldonline.nl
>
> - PLEASE include your postal address in your ordering email. This has
often
> been forgotten in the past and that is a horror for the admin people. No
> address, no plants.
>
> - the CLOSING CEREMONY for this distribution is set on the 15th OF
MARCH!!!!
> ANY order coming in later, will only be rewarded with
> left-overs, if there are any at all. (Hell, even I don't know what
> constitutes a "left-over" in Amorphophallus............).
>
> - I assume that the shipping will start some two or three weeks after the
> closing date. Please indicate if your climate is a danger to the plants in
> that period. I don't think we can avoid sending them but maybe you have an
> alternative address. If not, don't order. We cannot keep the plants here
for
> too long because they will wake up and deteriorate.
>
> - print out or keep this entire message because I am not going to repeat
> things in individual messages.
>
> - when you order by using the reply key, please "cut the crap", meaning,
cut
> out all my statements above and stick to the list, your postal adress and
> what you have to say yourself. Thanks.
>
>




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