Re: Name for Giraffe Knee
From: Sampson <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Wednesday, February 17, 1999 10:45 PM
Subject: Re: Name for Giraffe Knee
>Anyone know the name of the aroid that is known by the Giraffe Knee?
I have just limited amounts of information that I have found available.
San Antonio, Texas
Wiz is my pet parrot, not any person in the house, in case you were
My guess, based on the name you give, would be Gonatopus boivinii, as it has
a prominent 'knee' (geniculus) about half-way up the leaf stem (petiole).
It has a divided leaf blade and is tuberous, sometimes becomming a weed in
Send us a little more information and a brief discription of your 'Giraffe
Knee', or post a photo for a more precise I.D.