Re: Philo. "xanadu"
We too have this as `correctly' called Philodendron Winterbourn. Maybe
that name is a beter lead into finding out the parentage.
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Subject: Re: Philo. "xanadu"
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Date: 11/16/98 10:22 AM
Neil Crafter wrote:
> DeaJulius Boos wrote:
> > Dear All,
> > Does anyone know the origins/parentage of Philodendron "xanadu"? I`ve
> > heard several stories, but no facts.
> > Thanks and cheers,
> > Julius
> > email@example.com
> Dear Julius...as a keen Philo collector I too have asked that question.
> I did ask Tom Croat if he knew and he couldn't help. The plant appears
> from its growth form to belong to section Meconostigma and I have had my
> plant for well over seven years and the narrow trunks are only about
> 0.5m high. I am also puzzled as to what its parents might be, given the
> pinnatifid, relatively small leaves...it also has the most pungent
> ,acrid sap of any Philodendron I know. On the tag when I bought it was
> Philodendron cv. Winterbourn "Xanadu". Any help?
> kind regards Neil
> Neil Crafter Adelaide Australia