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Re: Amorphophallus

Dear Chris,

I LOVE it: TWO tubers out of a potential 180 species, and you ask which ones
they are. You know, there IS a limit to magic!!!!!

Having said that, the #1 sounds like A. konjac, provided the offsets are on
long rhizomatous structures. Both bulbifer and muelleri (wrongly named
blumei by you, I guess......) have NO offset development. Maybe, the pale
one is krausei, provided you got it from me, directly or indirectly.



----- Original Message -----
From: Chris Read <exoticplants@hotmail.com>
To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
Sent: donderdag 29 maart 2001 18:52
Subject: Amorphophallus

> Can anyone help?
>           Two of my (common) Amorphophallus sp have lost their labels
> (very careless of them!)...anybody know what they might be?
>      1.   - brown tuber, pink bud in the middle, produces loads of offsets
>      2.  - pale yellowish-green tuber, slight bud in the middle (not very
> noticeable), also quite prolific in terms of offsets.
>      I'm thinking they might be A. konjac (or A. bulbifer)  & A. blumei
> respectively...
>                  Chris Read
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