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Re: Amorphophallus bulbifer

  • Subject: Re: Amorphophallus bulbifer
  • From: "Bob Bob" <metopium@hotmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 22:17:05 -0500 (CDT)

So..ah..what were you wearing?

>From: "Petra Schmidt" <petra@plantdelights.com>
>Reply-To: aroid-l@mobot.org
>To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
>Subject: Amorphophallus bulbifer
>Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 16:40:25 -0500 (CDT)
>We have an inflorescense of Amorph. bulbifer with the spathe about 14"
>high - huge - and the odor this a.m. is sour and strong.  Since the spathe
>is not quite fully open, I used my fingers to pollinate the pistillate
>flowers and in reaching down into that huge spathe, the heat sink was
>unbelievable.  Here I was, stroking this huge spadix with my fingers,
>feeling its heat...all in the name of science, of course.
>Petra Schmidt
>Research/Special Projects
>Plant Delights Nursery
>9241 Sauls Road
>Raleigh, NC 27603
>919-772-4794 phone
>919-662-0370 fax

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