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Re: Identification

  • Subject: Re: Identification
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@worldonline.nl>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2001 10:59:30 -0500 (CDT)

My guess would be a Dracunculus. A "spontaneous" Amorphophallus would not
likely be a species with flowers and leaves at the same time. POSSIBLY a
Typhonium venosum, but again, flowering apart from the leaf.


----- Original Message -----
From: Rand Nicholson <writserv@nbnet.nb.ca>
To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
Sent: woensdag 27 juni 2001 17:45
Subject: Re: Identification

> Hi All:
> This came up on the _Carnivorous Plants List_. Anyone else think that
> it might be some type of aroid? Amorphophallus? Perhaps a
> Dracunculus? Or one of those pod things that Alien Invader wannabes
> keep sending us?
> Kind Regards,
> Rand
> >Hi, I was asked this question the other day on my we site anyone
> >know the answer please.
> >
> >""Can anyone help me identify a carnivorous plant that has appeared
> >in my garden recently?  Here goes with the discription (sorry no
> >photo!).  The stem is green & spongy with brown markings & about
> >18inches high.  The "flower" is a seven inch long, thin, dark purple
> >"pole".  Underneath is a round pod-like structure from which the
> >pole eminates.  The pole has a bad odour & attracts insects.  The
> >leaves are light-ish green.""
> >
> >Thanks Andy.

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