Re: Brazil in May
In a message dated 3/24/1999 12:37:15 PM Eastern Standard Time, jim-
> Not aroid, but you should make a trip to the Organ mountains (near
> Rio) and see the only location for the incredible amaryllid Worsleya
> Rayneri which grows in nearly bare rock. This 'Blue Amaryllis' get some 5
> to 8 ft tall and is endemic to only a couple nearby location. Endangered
> and protected in Brazil it is worth a pilgrimage.
jim, do you have any info on how to go about hiking in the organ mountains?
are they accessible from rio? where do you find the Worsleya? have you been
there? any info appreciated. thanks.
tsuh yang chen, nyc