Re: Unidentified aroids
OK.... I now have to ask.....
What the hell is a Gonatopus?????
Never heard of it until the other day, and now it's popping up in nearly
every email to the list. Can someone give me some details, pictures or
whatever? I'm intrigued to say the least.
At 09:30 25/06/00 -0500, you wrote:
>You had it listed as Arisaema and I did not look at it because I know
>nothing of Arisaemas....
>BUT, you DO have Gonatopus! It is like a disease.... I suggest that you
>put it in a pot at least 20 inches off the ground... the roots will travel
>and send up little ones... the leaves will fall off and start new ones...
>In a couple of years you are going to have a 'lawn' that you may not
>want... Actually, it depends on where you live. If you are lucky enough
>to live where the ground freezes, you will be spared... Otherwise, you
>will *never* get rid of it!!! You have my condolences....
>>Can't help you with the others... but, your unidentified Anthurium looks
>>like Philodendron callosum to me... But, like Denis Miller says.... "I
>>could be wrong....."
>>>I have posted some photos of three unidentified aroids on my website: one
>>>Amorphophallus, one Arisaema, and one Anthurium. I have also posted a photo
>>>of my Anthurium pedato-radiatum if any of you are interested in seeing it.
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