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[Aroid-l] two Amorph. titanum flowering in Sydney

  • Subject: [Aroid-l] two Amorph. titanum flowering in Sydney
  • From: Eugene Hoh eugene_hoh@yahoo.com.au
  • Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2006 06:32:48 +1100 (EST)

hi everyone, 

I just saw the story in the Sydney Morning Herald -
two of the A. titanum at the Royal Botanic Gardens
Sydney are coming into bloom. To quote the Herald: 'In
an extraordinarily rare event, two "huge deformed
penises" are about to burst open, drawing thousands of
spectators to watch - and sniff...'

Apparently... they're expected to open about a week
apart, a cross-pollination will be attempted, and
they'll be on display over the next couple of weeks or

link to the news story & pic:

display times & info from the Gardens:


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