Re: [Aroid-l] Amydrium or Rhaphidophora
The differences (leaving aside the generic ovary/ovule & fruit/seed
Foliage leaves at more-or less one at each node.
Leaves with pin-holes along the mid-rib.
Shoot apex with matted fibrous material
Stems with irregular longitudinal crests.
Foliage leaves scattered and interspersed bu up to 7 nodes bearing only a
Leaves without pin-holes along the mid-rib.
Shoot apex without fibrous material.
Stems without irregular longitudinal crests.
Very best regards
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Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Amydrium or Rhaphidophora
Can You tell me the difference between Raphidophora decursiva and Epipremnum
I have somme huge plants of this type in my greenhouse and the leaves are up
to 6 ft (2 meters) long.
My original plant is a huge climber - I think the only really big one in
Europe - in the HBV (Vienna Botanical Garden).
To my knowledge it always was presented there as Epipremnum pinnatum.
In the history of the identification of E. pinnatum You find a lot of
Can You, Peter, as the expert, bring clearness ?
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> This is Rhaphidophora decursiva a trans-Himalaynan species from Nepal
> eastwards through Bangladesh, N. Myanmar, N. Thailand, N. Lao PDR, N
> Vietnam and into SW China. It can get very large (60 + m) tall and is
> distinctive for having shoots with the foliage leaves only every 4 - 7
> and the intervening nodes with a barct-like leaf (cataphyll).
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> >I believe I got this plant from Brian Williams years ago but I have never
> > put a tag on it. I thought it was an Amydrium but now I believe it could
> > be
> > a Rhaphidophora species. It has never flowered for me. Is anyone
> > familiar
> > with this plant. Brian?
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