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Re: [Aroid-l] Pollination in KY

And,, how long do the seeds grow uo> As I know they grow thay in do the 
seciton Aroideade is very long.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Julius Boos" <ju-bo@msn.com>
To: <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 12, 2007 11:36 AM
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Pollination in KY

> From : Brian Williams <pugturd@alltel.net>
> Reply-To : Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
> Sent : Thursday, July 12, 2007 1:40 AM
> To : Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
> Subject : [Aroid-l] Pollination in KY
> Attachment :  Copyof2007trop093.jpg (0.17 MB),
> Copyof2007trop095(Medium).jpg (0.04 MB)
> Dear Brian,
> Thanks for sharing the info. and the photos.
> The ants were almost certainly feeding on the nectar, in your second photo
> on the R.H. side you can see an ant with its distended abdomen.
> My dad who grew Anthuriums always claimed that he thought that ants might 
> be
> one of the pollinators of his plants, all of his plants were A.
> andreanum-type hybrids, by the way.
> Good Growing.
> Julius
>>>I went into one of the greenhouses today and saw that some large 
>>>Anthuriums were in flower today. I then noticed they were completely
>>>covered in ants. I figure they were after the sugary sap that the flowers
>>>produce but at the time never really saw any sap. I then noticed them on
>>>another flower with pollen dropping. I took some close up photos to try
>>>and see exactly what they were after. I thought I would share with the
>    Copyof2007trop093.jpg
>    Copyof2007trop095(Medium).jpg
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