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Re: RE: [Aroid-l] Amorph titanum flowering in Sydney, Australia

  • Subject: Re: RE: [Aroid-l] Amorph titanum flowering in Sydney, Australia
  • From: Jean -Paul FERRY <jpcferry2@wanadoo.fr>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2004 17:39:19 +0200 (CEST)

dear Alistair,

Amorphophallus titanum smell French camenbert . Hum , it'  's very good.

Congratulations !

Geneviève Ferry , Nancy , FRANCE


> Message du 08/10/04 03:10
> De : "Alistair Hay"
> A : aroid-l@gizmoworks.com
> Copie à :
> Objet : RE: [Aroid-l] Amorph titanum flowering in Sydney, Australia

> Ooops: sorry Paul. In the frenzy of getting the message out via various channels, we (the Sydney Bot Gards) forgot about Aroid-l....... Next time......

> The flower is closing now, so was only fully open for about 36 hrs.

> The smell was quite clearly of over-ripe Camembert served on a bed of sun-drenched road kill.

> Alistair



>From: Paul Tyerman
>Reply-To: Discussion of aroids
>To: Discussion of aroids
>Subject: [Aroid-l] Amorph titanum flowering in Sydney, Australia
>Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2004 08:55:40 +1000
>Howdy All,
>I found out on the news last night that Amorphophallus titanum is
>currently in flower in the Tropical House at the Botanic Gardens in
>Sydney, Australia.  I thought I'd inform the group in case there was
>anyone who was in Sydney who didn't know about it and wanted to see
>If I'd known about it being about to open I would have arranged to
>get up there to see it, but unfortunately it only appeared on the
>news last night already in flower and I couldn't just drop
>everything to get up there and see it today.  Most frustrating as i
>definitely would have got up there if I'd known.
>Hopefully all of those on this list in the Sydney region interested
>in Amorphs will get a chance to view it as it is only the second
>time there has ever been a flowering in Australia I have been told.  
>Last night the Botanic Gardens remained open until midnight to allow
>people to view it.  I'd imagine if still open this evening the same
>will likely apply.
>Paul Tyerman
>Canberra, Australia (a few hours south of Sydney unfortunately)
>Aroid-l mailing list
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