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Re: Amorphophallus Titanum offset?

Hi Brian,

when you write 'split into two corms' would that mean that a relatively
big tuber would have split into aprox. two tubers of the same size?
Or was it what we would call an offset, e.g. a small tuber grown from a
bigger one?

You might remember the 117 kg tuber at the Bonn Botanical Garden that
grew a triple inflorescence. This tuber grew three leaves threreafter
and grew three individual tubers in the vegetative phase after the
triple flower.

Happy offsetting, Bernhard.

-----Original Message-----
> Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2011 18:11:38 +0100
> Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus Titanum offset?
> From: Brian O'Brien 
> To: Discussion of aroids 

> At least two of our titanums have split into two corms - one that we
still have and one that we donated to the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
in St. Paul, Minnesota.  These plants are all grown from seeds from the
original Symon collection.

Brian O'Brien

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