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Re: Aroid ID - Puerto Vallarta (first pic)

  • Subject: Re: Aroid ID - Puerto Vallarta (first pic)
  • From: "Tom Croat" <Thomas.Croat@mobot.org>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 20:31:41 -0600

Dear Roz:  This is surely Xanthosoma robustum Schott, a common species in Mexico and one which ranges to as far a Costa Rica, I believe.




From: aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com [mailto:aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com] On Behalf Of Rosalind Gold
Sent: Saturday, February 20, 2010 8:51 PM
To: Discussion of aroids
Subject: [Aroid-l] Aroid ID - Puerto Vallarta (first pic)


Dear friends:


I'm a lurker on the list, but I thought you could help me ID an aroid I saw today - I'm vacationing in Puerto Vallarta.  This was growing by the river - I have no idea if this is native to the area.  I'm going to send three pictures, each in separate e-mails. The one attached here is the big plant.  The next picture is a cloes-up of the spathe, and the last one is a small plant I saw growing by the larger.


I hope my files aren't too large- - if they don't get through, I'll resend.


thanks, and good growing.


-Roz from Los Angeles


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