Re: Anthurium crystallinum from seeds
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- Subject: Re: Anthurium crystallinum from seeds
- From: Piabinha@aol.com
- Date: Sat, 14 Oct 2000 20:43:17 -0500 (CDT)
In a message dated 10/8/2000 4:12:27 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> First is this truly
> A. crystallinum? If it is the straight species there should be no problem.
> A. crystallinum is often confused with A. clairinervium. A. clairnervium
> orange seeds and A. crystallinum has white to purple seeds.
yes, neil, these are purple berries. the seeds are light in color, as most
> Did the berries 'pop out' of the infructescence? They are ripe when they
> 'pop out'. Did you remove the seed from the berry?
i removed the seeds from teh berries. perhaps they were a bit green?
however, they did seem mature to me although not rotting.
> Did the berries set by themselves or did you make a pollination?
they were collected at a local garden.
> The reason I ask if this is a true species is that sometimes hybrids ( and
> there are quite a few hybrids of A. crystallinum around) are sterile.
they were clearly labeled crystallinum.
thank you and dennis for your replies.
tsuh yang chen, nyc, USA