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Re: Anthurium in St Vincent, Caribbean?

  • Subject: Re: Anthurium in St Vincent, Caribbean?
  • From: "Ron Iles" <roniles@eircom.net>
  • Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2001 19:04:43 -0500 (CDT)


I am not surprised that the Spathe was shrivelled.  After all that Amorpho
stuff I'm surprised that you have much of a spadix at all.  You aren't going
to sow the devil berries are you?    Perhaps someone who knows will tell
Geoffrey what Vincent was canonised for....?  I would be a bit more careful
wot you keep in your apartment (flat to British) especially with your
earlier mite omens.  Bless You!

Brother Ron

PS Would Peace Lilies be better for your flat?

----- Original Message -----
From: <GeoffAroid@aol.com>
To: "Multiple recipients of list AROID-L" <aroid-l@mobot.org>
Sent: Monday, July 09, 2001 3:27 PM
Subject: Anthurium in St Vincent, Caribbean?

| Hi All,
| Can someone tell me if there are any species of Anthurium commonly found
| the Caribbean, in particular St Vincent? I recently was given seed of a
| labelled simply Anthurium "St Vincent", referring I assume to the
| locality. The plant had large leaves the size and shape of A. andreanum
| the spathe was small and shrivelled while the spadix was about 8-10ins
| 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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