Re: Small Aroids


Carlo:  The new species name that I was referring to was that of
Anthurium besseae Croat, a neat Anthurium sect. Cardiolonchium from
Bolivia which will be named in honor of Libby Besse in Sarasota.
	Tom 
> 
> 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Dewey:  This is an unpublished name and I will get back to the list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 Which unpublished name are you referring too?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
> P.O. Box 327
> Ashippun, WI 53003-0327
> U.S.A.
> Voice:     414.569.1902  Telefax: same number, please call ahead.
> 
> 
> 


-- 
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



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