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Re: [aroid-l] "Amorpho"-"phallus"

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] "Amorpho"-"phallus"
  • From: MossyTrail@cs.com
  • Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 23:11:40 -0400

"Bryant, Susan L." <SLBryant@scj.com> wrote:

>OK, another question- how rare is this occurrence?  Another member mailed me
>a photo of A. henryi doing the same thing.

I have in my files a photo of a forked Caladium spadix.

>I wonder what causes this- I've seen usual heading in cactus and succulents,
>but that isn't the flowering part...

A spadix is just a very tightly-packed flower spike.  So then the question is, how often do, say, mullein or foxglove spikes branch?

Jason Hernandez

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