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Re: [aroid-l] Anthurium regale and Zanthosoma roseum

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Anthurium regale and Zanthosoma roseum
  • From: Tom Croat Thomas.Croat@mobot.org
  • Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2003 12:00:00 -0600

Dear All:

	Anthrium regale grew well in Selby's Rare Plant House for years.
Mardy Darian does very well with it.  He says it needs lots of pot room,
lots of humidy and fertilizer.  These are, of course, important for most


-----Original Message-----
From: Leo A. Martin [mailto:leo1010@attglobal.net]
Sent: Wednesday, January 29, 2003 4:31 AM
To: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu
Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Anthurium regale and Zanthosoma roseum

I posted this to the wrong place.

Tom Croat wrote
> I collected A. regale near Pulcache which is at
> about 500 m. It is difficult to grow but not impossible.

I know everybody else is wanting to ask this question, but they're too
shy. What does "It is difficult to grow but not impossible" mean?

Susan Cox wrote

> Speaking of bigger plants (other than Anthurium)
> someone sent a photo for ID of a Xanthosoma labled
> 'roseum' with a man standing under the petioles and
> the leaves were HUGE and were up three times his height.
> I would be interested in knowing if that particular
> plant was ever ID'd and what was it and is it available
> anywhere?

That reminded me of this:


It is from the Web catalog of Malesiana Tropicals.


I don't think it would do well outside here in Phoenix, not even next to
my pond.

Leo A. Martin
Phoenix, Arizona, USA

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