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Re: Is it Anthurium jenmanii or Anthurium bonplandii guayanum

  • Subject: Re: Is it Anthurium jenmanii or Anthurium bonplandii guayanum
  • From: agrsuw@ku.ac.th
  • Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 21:05:33 +0700

Dear Steve,

FYI, the plant that the Indonesians, not South-east asians, crazy about is
Anthurium jenmanii Hort.  They are progenies of many interspecific cross of A.
jemanii.  This bases on the fact that the population show a high degree of
segregation on leaf color & size and venation.  In my opinion, A. bonplandii
guayanum as well as A. cubensis involved.

>From your website, I agree with Jay.


Quoting ExoticRainforest <Steve@ExoticRainforest.com>:

> As several of us have discussed privately, and a prominent member of this
> forum published publicly on a garden website, Dr. Croat has expressed his
> opinion in an email that the plant being commonly sold as Anthurium jenmanii
> (the one with the purple/red new leaves) is actually Anthurium bonplandii
> subsp. guayanum. I published Dr. Croat's email verbatim on my site under both
> Anthurium jenmanii and Anthurium bonplandii guayanum.  I am now being
> criticized publicly for doing so.  I don't wish to show a slanted approach.
> I simply strive to publish facts that are botanically accurate.  Botanist
> David Scherberich provided a photo of the species he knows as Anthurium
> jenmanii which is now on my site.
> If anyone has an opinion that is opposed to Dr. Croat, please feel free to
> send me a private email and I will publish your stated position as well.
> Please make it clear why you disagree as concisely as possible and I will
> publish your quote along with your name so others may consider your position.
> My goal has never been to affect the sale of any plant.  It is solely to
> publish accurate information.
> http://www.exoticrainforest.com/Anthurium%20jenmaniii%20pc.html
> http://www.exoticrainforest.com/Anthurium%20bonplandii%20pc.html
> Steve Lucas
> www.ExoticRainforest.com
> **************************************
> We collect and grow many rare and
> exotic tropical plants and orchids.  Take
> the "Rainforest Tour" at:
> http://www.exoticrainforest.com/atriumentrancelarge.htm

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