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Re: Aglaomena & Amerindian plants & Anoucha

  • Subject: Re: Aglaomena & Amerindian plants & Anoucha
  • From: "Tom Croat" <Thomas.Croat@mobot.org>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Nov 2010 21:25:38 -0500

Dear Joep:

            I think that I have two species in the Guianas if I am not misremembering.  One of them is probably D. spruceana or at least a very close relative.




From: aroid-l-bounces@www.gizmoworks.com [mailto:aroid-l-bounces@www.gizmoworks.com] On Behalf Of santoury@aol.com
Sent: Monday, November 01, 2010 11:42 AM
To: aroid-l@www.gizmoworks.com
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Aglaomena & Amerindian plants & Anoucha



The first picture looks identical to my Aglaonema which has been identified as A. brevispathum hospitum. 

The monkey is gorgeous - what type is she? Thank you for sharing! That Dieffenbachia is something else. I love it! 



-----Original Message-----
From: Johannes Moonen <emeraldjunglevillage@wanadoo.fr>
To: Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@www.gizmoworks.com>
Sent: Mon, Nov 1, 2010 8:30 am
Subject: [Aroid-l] Aglaomena & Amerindian plants & Anoucha


Dear Eduardo & friends,


This plant in my collection in Guayana Francesca looks like the Aglaomena or Bognera in Santourys mail. I collected it locally but did not register where. I often collect plants on tourist trips but have not allways the time to write things down.


Dieffenbachia spec FG.

I think these Dieffenbachias on the coest of FG are also of Amerindian origin.



Detail of the same Dieffenbachia. They grow among other Amerindian plants like Caladiums etc.


At least a picture of Anoucha that went on our last Oiapogue expedition in September. She is a hunting victim, confiscated by IBAMA and given to our boatsman to raise. She is adorable. 


have a nice day, tchao        Joep



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