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Re: Spathicarpa inflorescence

  • Subject: Re: Spathicarpa inflorescence
  • From: "Eduardo Goncalves" <edggon@hotmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 11:19:03 -0600 (CST)

Dear Petra,

    Keep your Spathicarpa far from that Kryptonite pebble next time! 
(Otherwise it will also develop claws and start to crawl around in your 



>I've seen this in Anthurium sect. Pachyneurium in the past, but this is the
>first in Spathicarpa...3 peduncles fused together from its growing point to
>the spathe delineation...so, the fused peduncle is 13 cm long, 8 mm wide
>with a few obscure ribs, and holds 3 separate spathes...sort of like a
>3-headed monster.  The same plant also has a spathe with a second distorted
>spathe formed at the base of a normal spathe...
>Petra Schmidt
>Research/Special Projects Manager
>Juniper Level Botanic Garden @ Plant Delights Nursery
>9241 Sauls Road
>Raleigh, NC 27603
>919-772-4794 phone
>919-662-0370 fax

Eduardo G. Goncalves
Laboratorio de Fitoquimica
Depto. de Botanica - IB
Universidade de Sao Paulo
Caixa Postal 11461 - CEP 05422-970
Sao Paulo - SP - BRAZIL
e-mail: edggon@hotmail.com
Phone: 55 11 3818-7532
FAX  : 55 11 3818-7547

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