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Re: [Aroid-l] Anthurium superbum


Dennis,

The one I saw clearly was showing a lot of pollen. I should have 
brought my camera. Next time it blooms, I will do that and post it. 
And I will tell my friend to be more dorky. :-D

George

At 6/25/2007 10:00 PM, you wrote:

>It's my experience that A. superbum is extremely discreet about its
>sexual phases, I could never see the pollen or fluid either. We used to
>depend on the insects to pollinate our plants as we assumed they could
>tell by smell when the inflorescences were fertile. In more recent days
>I have actually gone out to the plants and run my fingers up and down
>the spadices of the various phases hoping the this process would
>transfersome the invisible pollen to the not so apparent stigmatic fluid
>of the flowers in the receptive mood. Even though this method sounds
>unscientific and really rather dorky, it works if you  have time to go
>out and run your fingers over them on a regular basis.  At least the
>insects have a good reason to be there.
>
>Denis
>Silver Krome Gardens
>Homestead Fl
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com
>[mailto:aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com] On Behalf Of George Yao
>Sent: Saturday, June 23, 2007 8:37 AM
>To: Discussion of aroids
>Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Re: Anthurium superbum
>
>
>Windy,
>
>I'm fine, thank you. :-) And, it looks like you are able to do what
>others find hard!
>
>The reason I was curious was because recently I had a discussion with
>a friend about his A. superbum. ( That should be A. super-bum, Ted.
>Never saw the difference before. Haha...) We were looking at his
>super-bum which had a bloom laden with pollen, so I told him to save
>the pollen to pollinate the next bloom. He told me he had never seen
>a receptive one before, as in no glistening droplets of liquid on the
>spadix. We discussed the possible reasons, but not being experts,
>came to no conclusion.
>
>Maybe you, Windy, and other experts can enlighten us?
>
>George
>
>At 6/23/2007 04:54 AM, you wrote:
>
> >Hi George,
> >
> >How are you doing.
> >All my seedlings are seed grown, with seed from my plants.
> >I don't do tissue culture.
> >
> >Aloha,  Windy
> >
> >
> >----- Original Message ----- From: "George Yao" <gcyao@mydestiny.net>
> >To: "Discussion of aroids" <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
> >Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2007 9:18 PM
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> >
> >
> >>Windy,
> >>
> >>Just curious. Are those from seed or tissue-culture?
> >>
> >>George Yao
> >>Metro-Manila
> >>Philippines
> >>
> >>At 6/21/2007 04:10 AM, you wrote:
> >>
> >>>
> >>>Enid,
> >>>Here's mine!  Still small, but growing strong.
> >>>Windy
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