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Re: Pseudodracontium lacourii ID?

  • Subject: Re: Pseudodracontium lacourii ID?
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@xs4all.nl>
  • Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2008 11:38:52 +0200

Ken is ALMOST right, it is Am. serrulatus, a close relative of Am. obscurus.

Dear newbies to Amorphophallus: please have a look at the
Amorphophallus/Pseudodracontium pages on the IAS website. They should be
updated (my fault) but there is enough to see and read for an introduction
on what is an Amorphophallus and what not. Use the resources that are freely


> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com 
> [mailto:aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com] Namens Ken Mosher
> Verzonden: zondag 27 juli 2008 8:32
> Aan: Discussion of aroids
> Onderwerp: Re: [Aroid-l] Pseudodracontium lacourii ID?
> Nope!  I won't guess at what you have, but I'll hazard a good 
> guess it's not a Pseudodracontium.  As far as I know those 
> all (mostly) flower while in leaf, not before like Amorphophallus.
> I also think it's not Am. obscurus.  Those have tiny 
> inflorescences like yours but the spadix on those is long and 
> skinny, not like yours.  The spathe also looks different.  
> Now maybe one of the experts will tell me that obscurus is 
> quite variable?
> I await a positive ID from Wilbert or Alan or Ron...
> -Ken
>  -------------- Original message ----------------------
> From: Riley2362@aol.com
> > Hey Ron,
> > Are these the flowers of Pseudodracontium lacourii?
> > Michael

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