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Re: [Aroid-l] Mini rant

  • Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Mini rant
  • From: RAYMOMATTLA@cs.com
  • Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2004 20:27:59 EST

A plant that grows an unusually large, sometimes grotesque, sometimes phallic, most times very beautiful inflorescence....with a solitary umbrella like leaf that can get as tall or taller than a man.....that is by most people's standards bizarre.  Seems like adding bizarre or rare in front of a rather uncommon, unusual or out of the norm plant's name is a marketing technique that works rather well and doesnt fool anyone.  As long as the plant being marketed is the plant you get I dont see a problem with it. 
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