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RE: Amorph odoratus.

  • Subject: RE: Amorph odoratus.
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@worldonline.nl>
  • Date: Thu, 16 May 2002 13:22:02 -0500 (CDT)

What IS it with you people and your noses? The main constituent in the scent
of Amorphophallus dunnii (Marcus, read your literature better!!) is
1-phenylethylacetate, a typical "fruity" smelling compund, also used to
influence the taste of candy.

Lord P.


> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: aroid-l@mobot.org [mailto:aroid-l@mobot.org]Namens
> mburack@mindspring.com
> Verzonden: donderdag 16 mei 2002 16:45
> Aan: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L
> Onderwerp: Amorph odoratus.
>
>
>
>
> I am pleased to say that the A. odoratus I have been growing
> for a few years finally bloomed.. opening fully this morning.
>
> I have heard many reports that "odoratus" was pleasant
> smelling... reminding people of carrots.
>
> What I can say is...although it doesnt smell like rotting
> dead meat or feaces... I wouldnt exactly call it "pleasant".
>
> It smells like a spicy idunnowhat... tolerable for a small
> period of time.. but definately not on the list for possible
> future air fresheners!!!!
>
> Marc
>





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