Re: Fenestrated aroids
- To: lindsey
- Subject: Re: Fenestrated aroids
- From: "Dr. Guanghua Zhu" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 13 Jan 1997 09:36:44 -0600
Yes, Dick, we definitely should include Dracontium. As a matter of
fact, D. plowmanii, is sometimes very heavily fenestrated.
Fenestrations are not uncommon in a few other species.
> Date: Sun, 12 Jan 1997 14:23:51 -0600
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> From: "Richard Mansell (BIO)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: zhu
> Subject: Re: Fenestrated aroids
> Might we also add Dracontium to the list of fenestrated aroids?
> On Fri, 10
> Jan 1997, Eduardo Gomes Goncalves wrote:
> > On Fri, 10 Jan 1997, Wallace Wells wrote:
> > > I have owned Monstera deliciosa and recently got M. pitterii. I am
> > > interested in other fenestrated or 'holed-leaved' aroids and would
> > > like comment from others who are cultivating the same. I know there
> > > are Philodendrons with this characteristic.
> > The only genera of Araceae that I'm aware about the presence of
> > fenestrations are: Monstera (as you already know), Dracontioides (a water
> > dweller from Brazil), Raphidophora, Epipremnum and maybe some Anchomanes.
> > I have never seen a fenestrated Philodendron and I think they don't exist
> > at all. Some pictorial books of horticulture (e.g. Exotica) usually show a
> > young Monstera deliciosa identificated as "Philodendron pertusum" and I
> > think it can confuse a lot of people.
> > Best wishes,
> > Eduardo
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