Re: [aroid-l] Selloum/Bipinnatifidum
- Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Selloum/Bipinnatifidum
- From: "Ron" firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Sun, 11 May 2003 09:53:02 -0400
Hi, I'm a member and enjoy the various Amorphophallus Species. At last
year's show in Miami, I purchased several un-named "tubers" from a man from
Thailand. Several of them are now in leaf. Who can I email the photos to to
try to identify the tubers. Some of them are very unusual. Ron Kessler
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From: "Julius Boos" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, May 10, 2003 4:04 PM
Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Selloum/Bipinnatifidum
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Susan" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Thursday, May 08, 2003 2:34 PM
> Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Selloum/Bipinnatifidum
> Dear Susan,
> I`m going to take this opportunity to put in a plug for our International
> Aroid Society! If you are or become a member ($20.00/year), you will
> access to some fantastic information by authors like Dr. Eduardo Goncalves
> who, in the latest issue of our journal '"Aroideaea" published a most
> interesting paper on this group of Philodendron species. In the previous
> journal there was another paper also with great information, photos and
> illustrations also on species within this group of Philodendrons!
> In reading Eduardo`s note to you and the list, and reading his truncated
> 'key' to the species in this group, it would seem to me that based on his
> comments about P. mello-barretoanum, with its hard scales on its stem that
> do not easily detach (I have received a pretty severe laceration on my
> caused by my careless handling of a plant by these spine/knife-like
> scales!!), it, and NOT p. bipinnatifidum is the species in massive
> tissue-culture cultivation here in the U.S.A. As seen in the latest
> of Aroideana, our paper describing P. xanadu as a good species, hehein S.
> Florida the 'local' and very common Philodendron which is sold locally as
> 'selloum' but which for years was thought to be P. bipinnatifidum, has a
> huge spathe with a green exterior, and persistent and HARD spines on its
> stem. Eduardo says that in true P. bipinnatifidum the spathe can vary
> color, so my question is what color spathe does P. mello-barretoanum have?
> Remember, my friends, the study of aroids is far from complete, we are
> learning new 'stuff' every day!
> WPB, Florida.
> > Leslie,
> > When I ordered philodendron from Alvim Seidel the first time, I ordered
> > selloum, P. bipinnatifidum, and also P. Sao Paulo. I thought I was
> to get
> > totally different plants. I don't know if I'm right on all of this, but
> > what I've been able to figure out, selloum and bipinnatifidum are
> synonomous. I
> > think Sao Paulo is another variety of splitleaf philodendron. However,
> > Paulo might be just another name for P. bipinnatifidum, but this is for
> > else to say. This year I ordered another split leaved Pilodendron that
> > similar to these three called P. lundii. I did find that P. lundii is a
> > different 'looking' form of bipinnatifidum. Maybe more compact, bushy?
> > Selloum/bipinnatifidum will grow into a tree form with a trunk in time.
> > Someone else on the list might be able to clear this up. I would be
> > in knowing the true facts on the splitleaf philodendrons also.
> > Hope this helps,
> > Susan Cox
> > 5/8/03 6:15:22 AM, Leslie Georgeson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > >Could someone please tell me what the difference between Philodendron
> > and Philodendron Bipinnafididum is? I ordered a packet of each type of
> > they look the same, but the Bipinnatifidum says it needs stratification
> > planting. When I researched these plants, they appear to be identical.
> > what, exactly, do I have? Thank you! Leslie
> > >
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