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Re: [aroid-l] A. spruceanum

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] A. spruceanum
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid (prive)" hetter@worldonline.nl
  • Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2004 20:56:56 +0100
  • Importance: Normal

And Lord P says:

I didn't mean a scan as in scanning the object itself but as in a scanned
photo (or a direct digital pic)! That should ease your mind. No need to
upset the lil' fella itself.

Lord P

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: aroid-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu
> [mailto:aroid-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu]Namens Rand Nicholson
> Verzonden: zaterdag 31 januari 2004 14:13
> Aan: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu
> Onderwerp: Re: [aroid-l] A. spruceanum
> Lord P. And Interested Parties:
> >You can make life easier on all of us by mailing me a scan
> of the leaf and
> >I'll put us out of our mysery.
> >
> >Lord P
> Sounds like a plan.
> Please keep in mind that this is just a little fella, coming
> up from a tuber that was, upon planting, only the size of
> one's pinky tip. Am I permitted to wait until the creature in
> question completes its present growth cycle, or is the
> pressure such that I must immediately uproot the unnamed
> offender and hurl it forthwith into the photonic maw of The
> Evil Lexmark? Would a portion of the leaf suffice? Any advice
> on how one scans an purported Amorph/Drac leaf without also
> scanning a big, juicy smear?
> I do not know how much my very patient Carol (who has had an
> unprepared and unfortunate introduction to a full-blown Am.
> konjac in all its magnifi-scent  glory in our living room one
> unscheduled morning) will appreciate me smooshing  a disputed
> plant under the scanner, even for a lofty scientific
> principle. She may point out that she _has_ already
> identified the plant by the company it keeps and wonder why
> Aroid-L is not shut down on decency issues (thanx for all the
> gallery links, guys!).
> Please, M'Lord, let us know soonest when you first describe
> Am. creepatoid.
> Rand

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