Re: Small Aroids


At 11:10 AM 10/27/97 -0500, you wrote:
>>Dewey:  This is an unpublished name and I will get back to the list
>about the correct spelling (I have to consult the rules) but I just
>wanted to say that this plant which I am sure that you have seen at
>Selby has dramatically changed in the past year.  For years it was
>dwarfed (Donna Atwood thinks it was due to an overdose of something) but
>when I saw it recently it was many times larger, with leaf blades to ca
>25 cm long.  I am sure glad I was patient on this new species!  

Tom,
Which unpublished name are you referring too? The post and prior message
refer to several plants.

Carlo




>	By the way if we really want to talk about small aroids we do
>have to consider Lemna.  While currently in the Lemnaceae molecular work
>has shown that group to be practically inseparable from Pistia and the
>Kew group will be proposing it to be subsumed within the Aroideae as a
>close relative of Pistia.
>	Tom
> 
>
>
>> Her's a couple more very small aroids...  Anthurium bessei can be seen at:
>> <http://www.mobot.org/IAS/Image/Aroid/Fisk/anbessei.jpg> and Caladium
>> humboldtii var. Marcel..  This is one of the prettiest..  and it only gets
>> about an inch or two high!!!!
>> Dewey
>> 
>> Dewey E. Fisk, Plant Nut
>> THE PHILODENDRON PHREAQUE
>> Your Source for Tropical Araceae
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>
>
>-- 
>Thomas B. Croat, Ph.D.
>P.A. Schulz Curator of Botany
>Missouri Botanical Garden
>P.O. Box 299
>St. Louis, MO 63166-0299
>phone: 314-577-5163; fax 314-577-9596; email croat@mobot.org
>
>
Carlo A. Balistrieri, J.D.        Email: CABalist@facstaff.wisc.edu
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