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Re: Holes

  • Subject: Re: Holes
  • From: "E.Vincent Morano" <ironious2@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2012 18:16:47 -0800 (PST)

If these are tropical plants then perhaps is is so they dont get destroyed in tropical storms. If the plants have a weak root system and coulds easily bee uprooted then I think this is the likely reason. But now another question arises; Were they created like this or were the leaves full and somewhere along they line developed holes in them to adapt?


From: aroid-l-bounces@www.gizmoworks.com [mailto:aroid-l-bounces@www.gizmoworks.com] On Behalf Of John
Sent: Friday, February 24, 2012 7:55 PM
To: ' Discussion of aroids '
Subject: [Aroid-l] Holes
Can anyone say what might be the biological purpose of leaves with holes in them?  A typical example would be Monstera deliciosa.

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