Re: AMORPHOPHALLUS @ Fairchild Tropical Garden
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- Subject: Re: AMORPHOPHALLUS @ Fairchild Tropical Garden
- From: "Bonaventure W Magrys" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 3 May 2000 18:57:50 -0500 (CDT)
Just joking about the cultivar names. But doesn't one have to make the grex
official. This is what is done in orchid registery and cultivar (or clonal)
names are then "fixed" at judging when an official award is given to it (or
at a judging center or show.
>>>>>>>>>>SelbyHort@aol.com on 05/02/2000 05:58:44 PM
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Subject: Re: AMORPHOPHALLUS @ Fairchild Tropical Garden
Just a note about Bonaventure's example with the A. Bloody Giant 'The Best'.
To register a cultivar, you will need to select a clone from the cross and
apply a cultivar name. Unfortunately you can't use names like 'The Best', or
'Biggest and Greatest' or anything like that when officially registering your
Please check with me if you have questions about naming your cultivars and
getting them registered.
811 S. Palm Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236
<< for example you may, if you choose to do so, in some centralized registry
aroid hybrids, register Amorphophallus Bloody Giant [A.(gigas x
In this case pollen was donated by the haematospadix. My clone of course
be A. Bloody Giant 'The Best' (note single quotation marks). The offspring
be all individual clones with variability and any vegetative propagation of
y will still carry the clonal name. Offspring of a self pollination would be
labeled as A. Bloody Giant ('The Best' x self) and can each be given
clonal names. Offspring of a sibling cross, eg. 'The Best' x 'FTG's
Super-vigorous' would still be considered of the same grex, that is
Amorphophallus Bloody Giant.