Re: Fenestrated aroids


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.

Guanghua


> Date:          Sun, 12 Jan 1997 14:23:51 -0600
> Reply-to:      aroid-l@mobot.org
> From:          "Richard Mansell (BIO)" <mansell@chuma.cas.usf.edu>
> To:            zhu
> Subject:       Re: Fenestrated aroids

> Might we also add Dracontium to the list of fenestrated aroids?
> 
> Dick
> 
> 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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