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Re: Fw: Epiphytes. And I may be nuts!

  • Subject: Re: Fw: Epiphytes. And I may be nuts!
  • From: brian lee <lbmkjm@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2008 22:14:18 -0700 (PDT)

Dear Steve,


I just read your article on Huperzia phlegmaria...  I
would re-examine your geological information regarding
the Carboniferous and the glaciations.  Also,
Strobilus is singular and strobili is plural.  Those
issues popped out at me in my quick read.



--- Windy Aubrey <exotics@hawaii.rr.com> wrote:

> Whoops, I meant Lycopodium, or is it a Huperzia? 
> Gosh, now I'm confused.....
> Windy
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: ExoticRainforest 
>   To: Discussion of aroids 
>   Sent: Monday, June 02, 2008 10:40 AM
>   Subject: [Aroid-l] Fw: Epiphytes. And I may be
> nuts!
>   Well, now I've got more to respond to!  Thanks to
> all of you who support me in the effort.  I just
> want to learn about my plants and attempt to share
> what I can find out.  All of you are too kind so
> let's let this one just die.  And especially to the
> botanists and honest-to-goodness experts on Aroid l,
> thanks for all your help!
>   As for Tom's question, Steph and I are great!  I'm
> stronger than I've been in years.  I used to be on 4
> blood pressure meds and now none!  My BP is normal
> and all the kidney and anti-rejection tests come
> back normal 3 days a week!  I think they are taking
> too much blood but what do I know!
>   Leland, I'm attaching two larger photos of the
> plant here now in question (which is not an aroid)! 
> I'm relatively sure it is Lycopodium nummularifolium
> Blume which is often Incorrectly listed as 
> Lycopodium nummularifolia Blume on the internet. 
> The synonym is Phlegmariurus nummularifolius (Blume)
> Ching and the plant was published In: Enumeratio
> Plantarum in 1828.  If any of you know anything,
> especially scientific, please send me the info!  I
> found it on JSTOR but I don't have access to JSTOR. 
>   The second plant on the epipyphte tree of a club
> moss is Huperzia phlegmaria (L.) Rothm., 
>   common names: Lycopodium fern, Coarse tassel fern,
> and Tassel fern.  Again, this one is not an aroid. 
> I've done a page on that one but need a scientist to
> verify my information before I publish it to the
> net.  If you collect club mosses and know anything
> you are welcome to offer critical corrections.  The
> page is still not public but the link to that one is
> here:
>   Thanks again to everyone!  All I can say is I hope
> "holly", male or female, finds some peace in the
> world.
>   Steve
>     Dear Steve,
>     Aloha.  
>     From your small photo, your species looks like
>     Huperzia nummilarifolia...  This is looking at a
>     sterile plant...but, it is a distinctive
> species.
>     Aloha,
>     Leland
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