Re: Amorphophallus bulbifer
- To: lindsey
- Subject: Re: Amorphophallus bulbifer
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Krzysztof Kozminski)
- Date: Mon, 17 Feb 1997 22:27:47 -0600
>If you have a bulbifer that makes offsets, then you don't have a bulbifer!
>Then again, maybe I am in for a surprise here. Has your plant ever flowered?
Yes, last year; this is the plant that had been initially suspected to be
A.muelleri due to my misinterpretation of what a `root scar' was, and had
been diagnosed as A.bulbifer only after you saw the photos.
>Does the leaf produce bulblets annually?
Yes, very much so (last time: 17 bulblets).
Maybe my memory is playing tricks on me, but I am reasonably sure that I
digging up the tuber and thinking "well, if I planted these funny things
leaf wrong side up and they do not sprout, the tuber offsets seem to be
In fact, until recently, I thought that all Amorphs produce tuber offsets,
and was displeased that A.ankarana did not (too small, I guess).
I'll just make sure to watch it really carefully this year.
kk@net#gate.net (remove # before replying)
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