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RE: Am. longituberosus smell

  • Subject: RE: Am. longituberosus smell
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@worldonline.nl>
  • Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2002 11:27:58 -0500 (CDT)

I am still surprised by the eagerness to blame this on anything else but
your noses. I told you before that the chemical analysis of the scent is
nearly 100% anise-oil. This is a pure scientific result. Now those who don't
smell it obviously have a deficiency not those who do smell it. Of course,
one could restate this in politically correct terms "Everyone has a
different nose". Let's enjoy the diversity of noses. I for one can easily
discern when a longituberosus is flowering in the collection even if I
haven't seen it. The scent fills the enormous greenhouse totally. It's
rather enjoyable.

Lord Smellus

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: aroid-l@mobot.org [mailto:aroid-l@mobot.org]Namens
> Piabinha@aol.com
> Verzonden: woensdag 26 juni 2002 22:15
> Aan: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L
> Onderwerp: RE: Am. longituberosus smell
> your lordness, i have to go to work every day.  i can't stay
> home and smell the dang thing all day! :-)  i've smelled it
> in the morning and at night and got nothing...  ok, i know my
> sense of smell is not defective 'cause others in the list
> could not detect odors in their amorph. inflorescences either.
> --
> tsuh yang in nyc
> In a message dated Wed, 26 Jun 2002 2:07:39 PM Eastern
> Standard Time, "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@worldonline.nl> writes:
> >You forgot to tell, like you did to ME, that you stuck your
> nose into it
> >HOURS too late! No wonder.
> >
> >Lord P.

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