Thank you, Wilbert!
Okay, here are some better pictures. One with the cut
away spathe. In case it is not obvious, the spathe has a deep red/purple/brown
colouration at the spathe limb base, inside the inflorescence. I hope these
will assist you in the ID.
Thank you for your time,
Invertebrate Ecologist/ Taxonomist
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From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On
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Sent: Thursday, September 10, 2009 10:41 PM
To: Discussion of aroids
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus ID please
My guess is Am. variabilis.
As a general point to everyone who wants an
please, cut the spathe away on the frontside and make
pictures of the
naughty bits (this goes for many more Araceae!!).
> Greetings, all!
> I need some help with an ID. I was given this tuber
as an unknown
> Amorphophallus. It has bloomed, but I have not seen
a leaf as of yet. I
> apologize for the poor photos . . . I had to borrow
a camera as mine was
> elsewhere. The petiole is a tan/brown with black and
white spots. The
> plant above ground is about 45 cm tall. When evening
was falling it began
> emit a most powerful rotting flesh/ bad cheese odor.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Thanks in advance,
> D. Christopher Rogers
> Senior Invertebrate Ecologist/ Taxonomist
> EcoAnalysts, Inc.
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