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Re: Amorphophallus identification request

  • Subject: Re: Amorphophallus identification request
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@xs4all.nl>
  • Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 08:36:22 +0200

Hi Brian,

I guess if it had been gigas, you'd have noticed the inflorescence
developing.......(3 meter or more!!). This is Am. prainii.


> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com 
> [mailto:aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com] Namens Brian O'Brien
> Verzonden: vrijdag 30 maart 2012 4:44
> Aan: Aroid-L@gizmoworks.com
> Onderwerp: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus identification request
> Hello All,
>     I walked into our college greenhouse today to check on 
> some hot pepper plants from Ghana that I have growing there 
> (a story of their own), and noticed a fragrance.  It had 
> rotten egg and more-than-usually-smoth fecal notes.  The 
> source was an Amorphophallus inflorescence.  This was an 
> unexpected first-bloom flowering of a plant from a seed from 
> James Symon (barring errors, which are unlikely within our 
> local context).  The seeds were originally identified as A. 
> gigas, sent along with A. titanum seeds.
>     Assistance with identification will be much appreciated 
> (I'm assuming that it's not A. gigas).  Here's a link to 
> photos on Flickr:  
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/aeranthes/sets/72157629698684229/
> Brian
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