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Re: Unusual aroid found in greenhouse

I must recall my last statement after closely examining my smaller A. bulbifer
plants. Each leaflet has a thin, faint, pink (ruffled) edge. I would not have
noticed it had I not been looking for it.

Jody Haynes wrote:

> I have a large A. bulbifer and many that I have grown from the "bulbs"...and
> none of them have any pink in the leaves. This sounds very
>intriguing...as well
> as very inviting! I look forward to additional posts on this thread.
> Jody
> Eduardo Goncalves wrote:
> > Hi Brian,
> >
> >     I am not the most knowledgeable person when the subject is
> > Amorphophallus, but A. bulbifer is very common in cultivation and has very
> > neat pink edges on leaves. Let's wait Wilbert's opinion, but you can try
> > this by now!
> >
> >                                      Cheers,
> >
> >                                           Eduardo.
> >
> > >From: Pugturd@aol.com
> > >Reply-To: aroid-l@mobot.org
> > >To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
> > >Subject: Unusual aroid found in greenhouse
> > >Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2000 17:14:08 -0500 (CDT)
> > >
> > >Hello this is Brian Williams. This morning before work I was out in the
> > >greenhouse picking weeds and looking at the plants. When I found a most
> > >unusual aroid growing.  This looks very unusual It looks like an
> > >Amorphophallus with a white and brown stalk and green leafs. But on the
> > >edge
> > >of the leafs is a neon pink color that just looks amazing. Does anyone
> > >what this maybe? I plan to post a few pictures of it as soon as possible.
> > >Of
> > >course the pot looked like it had another plant that died in it and were
> > >this
> > >thing came from I have no idea. Is their any forms of amorpho with this
> > >unusual neon pink color on the edges of the leafs?? THANKS
> > >
> > >
> > >

Jody Haynes
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