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Re: [Aroid-l] Colletogyne vs. climbers.

  • Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Colletogyne vs. climbers.
  • From: "Julius Boos" ju-bo@msn.com
  • Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 20:36:15 +0000

From : 	Peter Boyce <botanist@malesiana.com>
Reply-To : Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
Sent : Friday, January 13, 2006 7:37 AM
To : "Discussion of aroids" <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
Subject : Re: [Aroid-l] Colletogyne on IAS website

Dear Peter, Wilbert and Friends--

Hey Pete---I agree! Imagine this little short-shift, unifoliate little dwarf of an aroid, exquisitly beautiful as it might be, with only its ONE cordate leaf (no splits or fenestrations here!), having the audacity to produce such wonderfully marked, MULTIPLE blooms, AND NOT allowing these beautifully marked spathes to fall off soon after opening, like some other self-respecting, TRUE climbing marvels of the Aroid-world have the decency to do, leaving just a bare, white (but I`m certain quite attractive and interesting, mind you!) spadix! Some of these climbers may bloom just about once every twenty to forty years or so, but I`m certain that to experience the pleasure of seeing such a plain white spathe or bare spadix is well worth the wait!! :--)> (all in fun, guys!)
Hey, congrats again to all, and good growing!


Hrumph! While I admit that Colletogyne is rather nice I my heart still flutters most when presented with a colossal Epipremnum or Rhaphidophora...

----- Original Message ----- From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@xs4all.nl>
To: "Aroid-l" <Aroid-L@gizmoworks.com>
Sent: Friday, January 13, 2006 4:14 AM
Subject: [Aroid-l] Colletogyne on IAS website

	 	Hi Folks,

For all you lovers of the REALLY exquisite (and that only to be found among
tuberous aroids) Albert and I have prepared a page on Colletogyne, a small
gem. Just been rediscovered.

have fun at: http://www.aroid.org/genera/colletogyne/


p.s. all you lovers of climbing aroids, THIS is the moment to switch to the
REAL thing and we won't hold it against you....but it IS the LAST

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