Re: Alocasia macrorrhiza berrry color


> Date:          Thu, 08 Oct 1998 22:45:24 -0500
> From:          Tom Croat <croat@mobot.org>
> Subject:       Alocasia macrorrhiza berrry color
> To:            rob.mcclure@sci.monash.edu.au
> Reply-to:      aroid-l@mobot.org

> Aroiders:
> 
> 	Has anyone seen mature fruit on Alocasia macrorrhiza and if so
> what color are the berries.  I have them reported as whitish though I
> honestly don't know where I came up with this and a reviewer of my
> description says he thinks they may be orange.  I would really
> appreciate a reply from anyone who has more intimate knowledge of this
> species.
> 
> 	Tom
Tom,

Here in Australia ( where A.macrorrhiza is native) the berries are 
red when ripe.

Rob.

Rob.McClure
Biological Sciences
Monash University, Clayton 3168
Victoria
AUSTRALIA.
Phone:(03)9905.5625
Fax:(03)9905.5613
e-mail: Rob.McClure@sci.monash.edu.au



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