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Re: [aroid-l] A. titanum bloom in Indonesia

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] A. titanum bloom in Indonesia
  • From: "Derek Burch" <derek@horticulturist.com>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2004 20:45:41 -0500
  • Importance: Normal

Very short jackasses to whom the plant may look huge?  The writer of the
original article wasn't too swift either. Derek


-----Original Message-----
From: aroid-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu [mailto:aroid-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu] On
Behalf Of danny wilson
Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2004 8:10 PM
To: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu
Subject: Re: [aroid-l] A. titanum bloom in Indonesia


What kind of jackass would throw rocks at an A. titanum......  That doesnt
look like 9.5 feet to me, its like closer to 6.....
-Danny Wilson

>From: Al Wootten 

>Reply-To: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu 

>To: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu 

>Subject: [aroid-l] A. titanum bloom in Indonesia 

>Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2004 13:14:46 -0500 


>From yahoo 




>The Amorphophallus titanum - known locally as a "carcass 

>flower" for the stench its bulbs emit upon opening - blossomed 

>Thursday at the Cibodas Botanical Garden in Bogor. 


>The flower, one of the largest and smelliest in the world, comes 

>from the rain forests of Sumatra island, and typically grows to 

>more than 9 feet tall. 


>Officials at the garden on the southern outskirts of the capital 

>Jakarta claimed this particular flower reached a height of 9.5 feet 

>- a new record as the tallest Amorphophallus titanum. 




>Clear skies, 



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