Re: Amorphophallus in Nepal
I would be very carefull about sending plants or plant material out of
India. It is against the law and from what I understand... a jail
sentence.... I have a friend there that is a Botanist and he will not send
material out... Too dangerous.
>I need some information on Amorphophallus napalensis and A. margaritifer.
>A friend will be in Nepal for the next year, so he might be able to get
>In order to instruct him, I would be glad to get answers to some questions:
>- Where could he get the tubers?
>- Are there local/common names for these species?
>- Could he possibly buy them, or does he have to collect them?
>- Is a collection restricted?
>- In which region of Nepal do they grow?
>- At what time of the year are the plants dormant?
>- What should be considered about the sending (so it will happen...)?
>Are there any other species in Nepal? (Due to the species list from Wilbert, I
>think there are no others, or have I overlooked one, or should there be a
>species discovered recently in Nepal ?????)
>Any answer or suggestion welcome.
>Thanks in advance,
>Alte Dorfstr. 33A
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