Re: Amorphophallus abysiniccus
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- Subject: Re: Amorphophallus abysiniccus
- From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2000 18:49:06 -0500 (CDT)
Now there's a common African phalloid mistake. Gonatopus in Africa is often
misidentified as Amorphophallus, as are, more understandably, Anchomanes
species. An Amorphophallus tuber usually (90% chance) has a noticeable
depression on top in which rests the bud. Indeed, Gonatopus is more
----- Original Message -----
From: Don Bittel <email@example.com>
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Sent: vrijdag 23 juni 2000 5:05
Subject: Re: Amorphophallus abysiniccus
> I can't help you on the dormancy thing, but I hope that you really have A.
> abysiniccus. I bought 2 from guy wrinkle in calif. that turned out to be
> Gonatopus species. They were bulbs that were round and wide on the bottom
> and pointy on top, like a triangle or pyramid. they took a while to break
> dormancy last summer, and had a very short leaf. but they had that knob or
> knee in the stem that proved they were gonatopus and not the real thing. I
> checked with guy and he said that they all looked like that.
> Don Bittel
> > From: Elizabeth Peters <email@example.com>
> > To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Subject: Amorphophallus abysiniccus
> > Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2000 8:32 PM
> > Dear All:
> > Does anyone know how to get this plant to break
> > dormancy. I know very little of its cultivation so
> > any hints on temps and media would be appreciated.
> > Hardiness? All I know is that it doesn't like water.
> > Thanks,
> > Elizabeth Peters
> > Camas, WA USA
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