Re: Amorphophallus in Nepal
thanks for the warning! Maybe, hopefully regulations are different in Nepal. My
friend can find this out, because he is going to work on plant breeding there
and will have contact to officials, some agricultural department as I
understood. So there might be a possibility...
> 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.
> >Dear Aroiders,
> >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
> >hold of
> >a tuber....
> >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,
> >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,
> >StroWi@t-online.de is:
> >Bernhard Strolka
> >Alte Dorfstr. 33A
> >31311 Uetze-Dollbergen