Re: [aroid-l] Abasia borneo?
- Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Abasia borneo?
- From: "ron iles" firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2003 18:46:24 -0000
Alocasia > Aloasia > Abasia. Did somebody need reading specs?
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From: "Derek Burch" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, November 24, 2003 11:17 AM
Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Abasia borneo?
> Unfortunately 'Tropical Gardening' has its strange aspects. I am sure
> that the origin of 'Abasia' may lie in sloppy proofreading. If you go to
> the Ree Gardens section of their site at the address David gives, you
> will see a weird introductory paragraph, and, under the picture of
> crotons the statement "The genetic variations displayed by croutons are
> always a welcome surprise. "
> Anything goes ... ! Derek
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
> On Behalf Of plantsman
> Sent: Monday, November 24, 2003 1:24 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [aroid-l] Abasia borneo?
> This is one that perhaps Dewey knows about. Ree Gardens, owned by
> and Marie Nock in Pinecrest, FL shows an aroid featured on the
> Tropicalgardening.com website that they describe at Abasia borneo, but
> suspiciously like some kind of Alocasia:
> I'm not familiar with the genus Abasia. Can anyone check this out?
> David Sizemore
> Kingsport, TN (Zone 6a)