Re: Jasarum Growers?

     Please allow me to add my  request for fruit/seed mateial of Jasarum
steyermarkii for my study of seed lipids.  I need only 5 - 6 fruits/seeds.

Regards,  Vic SoukupAt 10:32 PM 2/3/98 -0600, you wrote:
>Julius:  It is a bitch to grow because of the special area it grows
>(submerged in blackwater streams flowing off white-sand areas).  We
>tried it once.  Josef did have it in cultivation but I don't know if he
>still has it.  If he can't grow it I would guess you might as well not
>try!  My student Jane Whitehill needs some material for her studies so
>if you succeed in finding it let me know. 
>	Tom
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Don Burns <>
>> To: <>
>> Date: Sunday, February 01, 1998 12:39 AM
>> Subject: Jasarum Growers?
>> >Is anyone on the list growing Jasarum steyermarkii?  I am looking for a
>> >source for the plant.
>> >
>> >Don
>> >
>> >
>> >Don Burns   Plantation, FL USA   Zone 10b
>> >
>> Dear Don,
>> Long time no hear!
>> I asked around for this in the pre-e-mail days, and no one had it.  I
>> believe that Bogner MIGHT have had it back around the time it was being
>> discribed, but it probably would be difficult to keep alive, as it grows in
>> swift moving water, highly acidic.
>> Good luck,
>> Julius
>Thomas B. Croat, Ph.D.
>P.A. Schulz Curator of Botany
>Missouri Botanical Garden
>P.O. Box 299
>St. Louis, MO 63166-0299
>phone: 314-577-5163; fax 314-577-9596; email
Victor G. Soukup
Assoc. Curator of the Herbarium
Department of Biological Sciences
P.O. Box 210006
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0006
Herbarium phone: 513-556-9761

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