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Re: C. 'Fontanesii' id - Pete's id

  • Subject: Re: C. 'Fontanesii' id - Pete's id
  • From: "Peter Boyce" <botanist@malesiana.com>
  • Date: Sun, 7 Oct 2007 18:48:50 +0800

Tony,

I am pretty sure that the 'Fontanesii' cultivar of C. esculenta is somewhere 
in the gaoligongenis/lihengiae complex defined by glossy leaves and a 
loosely stolonifeous habit combined with a short deep yellow spathe that 
opens rather wide.

Very best

Peter
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tony Avent" <tony@plantdelights.com>
To: "Discussion of aroids" <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
Sent: Saturday, October 06, 2007 10:23 PM
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] C. 'Fontanesii' id - Pete's id


> Peter:
>
> I almost missed your note about C. 'Fontanesii' not being a form of C.
> esculenta.  Sorry to open a can of worms, but if it's not C. esculenta,
> what is it and why?
>
> Tony Avent
> Plant Delights Nursery @
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> 9241 Sauls Road
> Raleigh, North Carolina  27603  USA
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