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Re: [aroid-l] New cultivated Philodendron.

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] New cultivated Philodendron.
  • From: Paul Tyerman ptyerman@ozemail.com.au
  • Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2003 00:37:03 +1100

>is several years old.   .If anyone has or can get information from Twyford
>labs about the origin of the new Philodendron 'Showboat', is it another
>'find' from somewhere beside Australia, or is it just an 'outtake' on
>Xanadu, perhaps selected because of the slight differences seen from the
>millions of tissue cultured plants of Xanadu??    Any information from
>anyone with a contact at Twyford`s will be greatly appreciated.


Have some of the philodendrons come from Australia?  I am intrigued by your
reference to being "somewhere beside Australia" as I didn't realise that
some originated from here.  I really don't know a great deal about the
tropical aroids, so I thought I'd take this opportunity to ask.

Thanks in anticipation.


Paul Tyerman
Canberra, Australia.  USDA equivalent - Zone 8/9

Growing.... Galanthus, Erythroniums, Fritillarias, Cyclamen, Crocus,
Cyrtanthus, Liliums, Hellebores, Aroids, Irises plus just about anything
else that doesn't move!!!!!

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