Re: Amorphophallus konjac hybbrid?
- Subject: Re: Amorphophallus konjac hybbrid?
- From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 21 May 2010 12:37:15 +0200
This is a normal konjac, albeit with some more rugosity on the appendix but
no reason to suspect a hybrid. It may easily be gone next year and return
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com] Namens M.van_Dinther@lumc.nl
> Verzonden: maandag 17 mei 2010 8:18
> Aan: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Onderwerp: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus konjac hybbrid?
> Some years ago I bought an Amorphophallus yunnanensis
> (according to the label), Now this year it has bloomed and it
> is definitely not yunnanensis, it (to me) looks more like a
> hybrid between konjac and perhaps napalensis. I have posted
> some pictures here :
> http://s533.photobucket.com/albums/ee340/maartenvandinther/ .
> I do not have pictures of the leaf, but this does not look
> like a konjac leaf, the leaflets are much more slender,
> although not as slender as in napalensis. The petiole looks
> (as I remember correctly) like the peduncle in the picture.
> Total size of the inflorescence is 103 cm, peduncle 56 cm,
> spadix 47 cm.and spathe is 45 cm long, and it smells like
> rotten meat. Can anybody help me with this, is it really a
> hybrid? Many thanks.
> Maarten van Dinther,
> Leiden, The Netherlands
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