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Re: Thorns at anubiases


Dmitry,

Are these thorns associated with the stem adjacent to the leaf or are they 
part of actual leaf (petiole, petiolar sheath, etc.)

My suspicion is that they either are epidermal outgrowths (i.e., prickles) 
of the sort often associated with the lasioids or perhaps toughened roots 
(so-called root-thorns) that occur in some aroids (notably Pothos and 
Phymatarum).

Very best

Peter


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <dloginov@ineos.ac.ru>
To: <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 8:28 PM
Subject: [Aroid-l] Thorns at anubiases


> Recently I have found small thorns (1-2 mm) at some plants of genus
> Anubias. Thorns settle down on petioles of leaves. What role thorns play
> at anubiases?
>
> Also it would be interesting to communicate to other fans of anubiases and
> to receive representation about their collections of these Aroids.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Dmitry Loginov
>
>
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