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Re: Typhonium violifolium

  • To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
  • Subject: Re: Typhonium violifolium
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@worldonline.nl>
  • Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2000 17:52:47 -0500 (CDT)


There is no real horticultural info on it, since it has never been in
cultivation on any relevant scale. The ground-hugging may be real, or the
result of deep potting. My plants do it but often enough they also raise the
leaf-blade well above the surface. You'll be surprised too to find that the
leaf stalks produce bulbils much like Pinellia ternata. The inflorescence of
T. violiifolium is small but has a VERY strong sweet scent, filling a
mega-greenhouse all by its own. Enjoy!!


----- Original Message -----
From: Don Burns <donburns@macconnect.com>
To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
Sent: vrijdag 14 juli 2000 1:47
Subject: Typhonium violifolium

> Just acquired Typhonium violifolium and am observing an interesting growth
> habit. Two leaves have emerged. I would describe these leaves as reniform
> to orbicular, a little unusual for Araceae in general. But the fascinating
> thing about the leaves is thay are both hugging the planting medium. They
> are lying flat on top of the medium, and petioles have grown just long
> enough to allow the leaves remain flat on the surface.
> I have not found a reference to this plant anywhere, except on Tropicos.
> Can someone steer me to information, horticultural or otherwise?
> Thanks.
> Don Burns
> Fort Lauderdale FL    USA
> Zone 10b

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