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Re: Does anyone grow the real Anthurium hookeri?

  • Subject: Re: Does anyone grow the real Anthurium hookeri?
  • From: ExoticRainforest <Steve@ExoticRainforest.com>
  • Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2010 20:54:56 -0500

Thanks Dave.

Steve


On 6/13/2010 08:05, Dave wrote:

I have several here in Hawai’i, that fit all the descriptions (including the glandular punctuates), and some are setting seed right now.  Surprisingly, I picked them up at the island Lowe’s Hardware in Kona, fairly large ones (leaves 2’ long) for less than $15 apiece.  The local grower is Novelty Greens, in Hilo.

 

-Dave

 

From: John [mailto:criswick@spiceisle.com]
Sent: Friday, June 11, 2010 7:00 AM
To: 'Discussion of aroids'
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Does anyone grow the real Anthurium hookeri?

 

Steve,

 

          I believe the true A. hookeri occurs on Trinidad. This is according to what the late Dr. Richard Howard told me when we were collecting in Grenada together. He published the Flora of the Lesser Antilles. The species we have in Grenada, 90 miles to the north, is A. wildenovii I believe, and I have never seen A. hookeri growing here.

 

          It should not be difficult to obtain seeds and seedlings of A. hookeri in Trinidad but the airline charges a ridiculous amount to get there from Grenada.

 

                                                                                                John.

 


From: aroid-l-bounces@www.gizmoworks.com [mailto:aroid-l-bounces@www.gizmoworks.com] On Behalf Of ExoticRainforest
Sent: Thursday, June 10, 2010 8:21 PM
To: Discussion of aroids
Subject: [Aroid-l] Does anyone grow the real Anthurium hookeri?

 



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