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Re: [Aroid-l] Philodendron stenolobum

  • Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Philodendron stenolobum
  • From: a san juan kalim1998@yahoo.com
  • Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2005 14:16:59 -0700 (PDT)

Agreed on this.  The discussion was on whether the
plant in question is P. stenolobum, not whether there
should be some way of differentiating (due to innate
differences in leaf form) various forms of this plant
in cultivation. In the wild, it may be that the P.
stenolobum population shows a continuous range in form
from the 'old williamsii' to the 'new stenolobum'....

--- Russ <chammer@cfl.rr.com> wrote:

> Yes, and for identification purposes those physical
> features and origins in
> general are broken down into Caucasian, Hispanic,
> etc, etc. Also,  science
> demands that these horticultural differences are
> identified and split into
> identifiable physical characteristics, and named. 
> In the present state of
> affairs, if I say I have a stenolobum, no one still
> knows exactly which
> philodendron I have, and this situation is just too
> ambiguous.
> Russ
> ''Why not? All people are the same species, and yet
> you
> can see very much variation in terms of coloration,
> height, hair type, etc.''
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