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Re: [Aroid-l] Which Arum ?

  • Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Which Arum ?
  • From: "Steve Lucas Exotic Rainforest" steve@exoticrainforest.com
  • Date: Sat, 20 May 2006 20:41:27 -0500

Thanks!  The problem is I cannot find the technical description listed with this reference.  Am I missing it somewhere?
 
Steve Lucas
 
 
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2006 3:39 PM
Subject: RE: [Aroid-l] Which Arum ?

Hi, Steve-

 

I found this description on w3Tropicos. Maybe it will help you until you find a more complete one.   Best, Carla Kostelac

w3TROPICOS Exsiccatae Data Base

Collection index key: LEIMBECK 240 -- specimen id {01420475}


Current det -

Philodendron variifolium cf. Schott

ARACEAE

Det by - T.B. Croat, 1999

Previous determinations:

Philodendron variifolium Schott

Det by: q

Date changed - 12 Jul 2000

Philodendron Schott

Det by:

Date changed - 05 May 2000

Collection Information:

Ecuador, Napo

Vicinity: Yasuni

Elevation: 210 m

Coordinates: 00.39S 076.24W

Collector(s): Ralf Leimbeck

Collection number: 240

Collection date: 24 May 1999

Herbaria: AAU

Specimen data: Scandent epiphyte; internodes 5-10 cm long, greyish-green; petioles sheathed to 1/2 of their length, terete; midrib raised, flat on upper surface, convex and paler green on lower surface; primary lateral veins sunken on upper, raised on lower surface; lamina cordate, 90 sinus between lobes, upper surface dark green, glossy, lower surface medium green with whitish spots, glossy

 

 

-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Lucas Exotic Rainforest [mailto:steve@exoticrainforest.com]
Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2006 1:29 AM
To: Discussion of aroids
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Which Arum ?

 

Thanks!  Do you know where I can find a copy of the technical description?

So far I've been unable to find one.

 

Steve Lucas

www.ExoticRainforest.com

 

----- Original Message -----

From: "Ron Weeks" <rhweeks@attglobal.net>

To: "Discussion of aroids" <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>

Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2006 10:37 PM

Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Which Arum ?

 

 

> Steve,

> We found it in NE Ecuador nearly into Columbia. Leaves were 18" long and

> did not loose the silver color. It is a jewel. I have flowered it but

> pollination failed. Charlie McDaniel sold totem of it at the aroid show

> last year. More should be available this year for those who missed it.

> -Ron

> 

> On Wed, 17 May 2006 16:48:43 -0400, Steve Lucas Exotic Rainforest

> <steve@exoticrainforest.com> wrote:

> 

>> Does anyone know anything about Philodendron variifolium?  I've got a

>> couple of these but information, other than it is a native of Peru, is

>> hard to find.

>> 

>> Steve Lucas

>> www.ExoticRainforest.com

>> 

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