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Re: Anthurium in St Vincent, Caribbean?

  • Subject: Re: Anthurium in St Vincent, Caribbean?
  • From: dscherberich@free.fr
  • Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2001 19:04:18 -0500 (CDT)

Hi Geoffrey,

with such a long spadix + cordate leaves, your plant is probably Anthurium 


En réponse à GeoffAroid@aol.com:

> Hi All,
> Can someone tell me if there are any species of Anthurium commonly found
> in 
> the Caribbean, in particular St Vincent? I recently was given seed of a
> plant 
> labelled simply Anthurium "St Vincent", referring I assume to the
> collection 
> locality. The plant had large leaves the size and shape of A. andreanum
> but 
> the spathe was small and shrivelled while the spadix was about 8-10ins
> long 
> with hundreds of small red berries. Not much of a description I know and
> I 
> will try to get a photograph soon. The plant may of course have been 
> introduced there in cultivation but if there are any naturally occuring
> species there I would be grateful if anyone (Tom?) could give me some 
> pointers.
> Many thanks,
> Geoffrey Kibby
> London

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