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Re: mystery Anthurium

  • Subject: Re: mystery Anthurium
  • From: "Eduardo Goncalves" <edggon@hotmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 2 Jun 2002 22:33:55 -0500 (CDT)

Hi Geoffrey,

     What about Anthurium willdenowii? Those kind of leaves, together with 
those lilac-mauve fruits are both notewhorty features of A. willdenowii. As 
far as I remember, this species occurs in Trinidad and Tobago Islands, as 
well as in other Islands in West Indies.

                          I hope it helps,


>From: GeoffAroid@aol.com
>Reply-To: aroid-l@mobot.org
>To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
>Subject: mystery Anthurium
>Date: Sun, 2 Jun 2002 21:00:05 -0500 (CDT)
>Dear aroiders (and especially Tom Croat if he is listening in...),
>I have posted a web page (http://members.aol.com/Geoffaroid/Anthurium.html)
>of a mystery Anthurium growing at the Living Rainforest in Berkshire, 
>(well worth a visit if you are in England, a wonderful exhibit of tropical
>plants, esp. aroids) and which they were kind enough to give me a cutting 
>It is labelled A. trinidadensis but that name does not seem to exist and I
>suspect it merely reflects the place of origin - either the island of
>Trinidad or one of the other Trinidads that exist in tropical America.
>I (and they) would love to get this identified correctly so if anyone
>recognises it please do let me know.
>Best wishes,
>Geoffrey Kibby

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