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RE: Ulearum donburnsii

  • Subject: RE: Ulearum donburnsii
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@worldonline.nl>
  • Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 22:11:41 -0500 (CDT)

O.k., well then I stand corrected. I've never seen it happen here with about
30 plants of bulbifer. neither with its direct relative muelleri. But a
screwed up amorph is far from unbelievable.

Wilbert


> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: aroid-l@mobot.org [mailto:aroid-l@mobot.org]Namens
> mburack@mindspring.com
> Verzonden: woensdag 15 mei 2002 23:04
> Aan: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L
> Onderwerp: RE: Ulearum donburnsii
>
>
>
> Strange... my bulbifers always put up a leaf regardless of seed set...
>
> But then again, all my plants are screwed up.
>
>
>
> On Wed, 15 May 2002 14:32:58 -0500 (CDT) Wilbert Hetterscheid
> <hetter@worldonline.nl> wrote:
>
> The hybrid product is the result of an autoplyploidisation
> event in the sex
> cells of bulbifer and that followed by a reduction in the
> cross, leading to
> a tertraploid hybrid result........ But maybe I haven't made
> myself clear. I
> am going to pubslish it EARLY APRIL 2003........
>
> As for a serious answer: bulbifer will usually not produce a
> leaf in the
> same season when it is allowed seed set.
>
> Lord P.
>
>
> > -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> > Van: aroid-l@mobot.org [mailto:aroid-l@mobot.org]Namens
> > Randall M. Story
> > Verzonden: woensdag 15 mei 2002 21:00
> > Aan: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L
> > Onderwerp: Re: Ulearum donburnsii
> >
> >
> > Really??  WOW!! I was under the impression that A. bulbifer
> > was sterile due
> > to a chromosome count 2n = 39 (mentioned in Wilbert's
> > Aroideana article
> > excerpt:
> > http://www.aroid.org/genera/amorphophallus/amcult.html ) and that
> > it produced seed only vegetatively.  Did the pollen come from
> > the Ulearum or
> > the Amorphophallus?
> >
> > Does that mean there is hope for other intergeneric hybrids?
> > I have some
> > Sauromatum pollen as well as more Sauromatums, a Dracunculus
> > and unless I am
> > mistaken, an A. bulbifer about to bloom.
> >
> > The A. bulbifer is from a 3 inch (7.5 cm) tuber (purchased
> > from Odyssey
> > bulbs) and has what I think are a growing peduncle and
> > unopened spathe of
> > approximately 2 1/2 inches (6 cm) and 3 inches (7.5 cm)
> > respectively.  It
> > shows no sign of root development and appears very different
> > from another A.
> > bulbifer which I believe is putting up a leaf.
> >
> > A question on the A. bulbifer:  If I don't remove the
> > inflorescence and it
> > makes fruits/seeds, will it fail to produce a leaf this year??
> >
> > Randy
> > ----------
> > >From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@worldonline.nl>
> > >To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
> > >Subject: RE: Ulearum donburnsii
> > >Date: Wed, May 15, 2002, 9:55 AM
> > >
> >
> > > 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.
> > >
> >
>
>





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