RE: Amorph odoratus.
- Subject: RE: Amorph odoratus.
- From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <email@example.com>
- 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.
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> Verzonden: donderdag 16 mei 2002 16:45
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> 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!!!!