Re: Dracontium pittieri pictures
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- Subject: Re: Dracontium pittieri pictures
- From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <email@example.com>
- Date: Sat, 16 Sep 2000 10:00:24 -0500 (CDT)
> Never been particularly inspired by tuberous terrestrial aroids
> (Amorphophallus aficionados, please feel free to spontaneously combust
> about here) -
Could somebody of the moderators get this man OFF the list IMMEDIATELY!!!!!!
Listen, you censor this group or you don't but this one must have slipped
through..........right? Tell me I am right!! PLEASE!!!!
but the spathe on this baby is "Bo-koo Zoo-perb"!
O.k., that's a mild consolation.....
> To those "in the know" - is this a fair example of D. pittieri - or is it
> atypically gorgeous specimen. If the former, may consider jostling my
> Anthurium pots a tad to make room for one.
As Julius has rightly written, to my mind, we are talking D. gigas here.
However, I must admit that the spathe inside is really much more red than in
my plant. So, is there a slight chance that this is an accidentally
SHORT-pedunculate pittieri??? Does D. pittieri have such a red
spathe-inside? Hey, Guanghua, get off your ... and help us out here!!!!!
Wilbert (climbing aroids' worst nightmare!)