Re: ID please?
- Subject: Re: ID please?
- From: "Denis" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 13:10:57 -0400
Looks like Homalomena sp. 'Emerald Gem', an Aroid used for interiorscape
or houseplant purposes. It's been in the foliage industry for years. Go
on line to Agristarts IV, a tissue culture lab in Apopka Florida for
picture and culture info. No taxonomic information available though at
this site. Over the years quite a few Homalomena sp. have been tissue
cultured some with red petioles and or leaves.
Silver Krome Gardens
[mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Sheldon Hatheway
Sent: Monday, July 14, 2008 9:57 PM
To: Steve Marak
Subject: [Aroid-l] ID please?
I was meandering through the floral section of our local supermarket the
other day and happened upon the attached plant. Never having seen this
one in real life before I thought I would ask the clerk what it was.
Clerk (reading generic label): That's easy. It's a 6" tropical
foliage. Me (trying to look patient): I already know that. I wanted to
know what KIND of 6" tropical foliage. Clerk (looking uneasy): Uh . . .
I don't know . . . uh . . . GREEN? Me (heaving great sigh): Thank you
ever so much for your help. I'll take it.
Now someone please tell me what this 6" tropical foliage plant is. I
know it's an aroid because of the flowers which you can barely see and
which are completely closed. Is it a Homalomena or something like that?
Thanks much for your help.
Canby OR zone 7B
PS: Ignore the water spots on the leaves. I'll clean those up after I
chop (oops, I mean carefully dissect) it into its component pieces to
make a bunch more of whatever it is.
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