hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

RE: Ulearum donburnsii

  • Subject: RE: Ulearum donburnsii
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@worldonline.nl>
  • Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 11:55:19 -0500 (CDT)

Oh, c'mon, WHO would want an Ulearum to smell bad??????? I did once cross
Ulearum sagittatum with Amorphophallus bulbifer and the result is indeed a
stinking beauty (Bonaventure and all hybridists, this is your chance to go
mad!!!!). Soon (early April 2003) I will publish the name x Ulephallus
malodorus Hett. You would not believe it but it has large, variegated,
dissected leaves with bulbils all over.............

Lord P.

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: aroid-l@mobot.org [mailto:aroid-l@mobot.org]Namens
> Piabinha@aol.com
> Verzonden: woensdag 15 mei 2002 17:51
> Aan: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L
> Onderwerp: Re: Ulearum donburnsii
> dear betsy,
> >The quite small heart shape leaves often have a white or
> cream or green
> >on green contrasting
> >design on the leaves.
> thanks for the info on this new plant.  however, i must
> disagree with you regarding the size of its leaves.  it's
> actually quite big!  they must be at least 5" in width (lord
> p., you do the math... :-) for everybody else, that's about
> 12.5 cm).  and you are right about the colors, it's a very
> beautiful plant!
> and lord p., no smell on this one either...
> >The Ulearum that Tsuh Yang is talking about is new to botany. The
> >descriptive paper of this
> >new specie is all but finished by Dr. Croat and will be published
> >sometime soon in
> >'Aroideana.'  It comes from very deep in the Ecuadorean
> Amazon Basin and
> >is to be named in
> >honor of our own Don Burns who recently passed away. This is only the
> >second specie of
> >Ulearum known and the first known from Ecuador. I  have been growing
> >this plant for  a year in
> >my greenhouse and it has not gone dormant and has had many
> flowers. It
> >is quite easy to grow
> >and flowers easily. The flower is not like anything that most have
> >known. It has been in bloom
> >almost the whole time I have had it. It is a flood plane plant which
> >would lead one to believe
> >that it might go dormant and come back as the floods come
> and go, and in
> >nature that may be
> >true. In a pot, I have not had it go dormant. Needless to say, it is
> >terrestrial.
> --
> tsuh yang in nyc

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index