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Re: [Aroid-l] Good bulbifer, Bad bulbifer


Title: Good bulbifer, Bad bulbifer
Hello,
 
just smell a popular house Spathiphyllum, with big spathes early in the morning. First the smell is fresh but when you inhale longer it resembles cheese.
 
Marek Argent
----- Original Message -----
To: aroid-l
Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2007 6:27 PM
Subject: [Aroid-l] Good bulbifer, Bad bulbifer

I?m surprised no one found this quote from Deni Bown?s Aroids, Chapter 2, page 54:
 
            Sometimes even the same inflorescence presents contrasting scents.  One botanist discovered that, after cutting away the enveloping lower spath of a Biarum inflorescence, ?the admittedly pungent aroma of the black terminal appendix turns unexpectedly into a sweet, gentle fragrance when the bolder nose investigates the more basal regions of the spadix? (Mayo 1980).


Don Martinson
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Mailto:llmen@wi.rr.com






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