Re: More Synandrospadix
- Subject: Re: More Synandrospadix
- From: "Eduardo Goncalves" <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 31 May 2001 09:52:26 -0500 (CDT)
Dear aroid people,
There is a very useful resource that I think some of you do not know. Go
to the site http://www.hort.net/lists//aroid-l/search.cgi and type the genus
(or subject) that interests you within the aroid business. It will bring you
past posts on Aroid-L, since 1996 (yes, since the stone age). Everything you
send to aroid-l is kept in their archives, so there is a lot of information
there! Try this!!!! I have discovered, as an example, that my English did
not improve too much since my first recorded posts!
>Like many Aroids, this one is also very toxic, the juice from the tuber is
>said to be used by natives to kill maggots, and a warning has been given to
>handle the dormant tuber (which is covered with a white 'bloom' of
>with gloves. Eduardo Goncalves from Brazil, an expert on the group,
>posted a most interesting letter concerning this South American group of
>tuberous Aroids a while ago, perhaps we can ask him 'pretty please' to
>repeat it, as many may have missed it.
>My next trip 'down South' will produce for you a wild-collected Spath.
>Keep up the wonderful work, it is a breath of fresh air!!
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