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Re: ?? Water-loving Anthurium species

  • Subject: Re: ?? Water-loving Anthurium species
  • From: "Marek Argent" <abri1973@wp.pl>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2009 17:09:51 +0200


Plants growing on rocks and stones are epilithic plants (epilithes) or 
I don't know if there is a special term for plants growing near water.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Devin Biggs" <dbiggs@xantusidesign.net>
To: <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 3:02 AM
Subject: [Aroid-l] ?? Water-loving Anthurium species

> Hi All,
> I recently ran into a thread on the UBC Botanical Garden Forums which 
> mentioned several terrestrial Anthurium species that occur in
> very wet situations in nature, including river banks and streamside rocks. 
> The roots of these anthuriums might grow right in the water
> or in very wet media for extended periods or permanently. I am on the hunt 
> for Anthurium that grow well in saturated soils and wonder
> if anybody can help me to source some of these plants(?).
> Here are some of the species mentioned in those forum posts:
> A. amnicola
> A. antiquiense
> A. riparium
> A. rivularis
> A. rupicola
> A. sagittatum
> A. werfii
> Is there a technical terms to describe plants that grow on rocks with 
> their roots in the water? There are a number of aquarium plants
> that use such habitats.
> Thanks for considering this. I really would like to hear any ideas for 
> sources that might come to mind. Incidentally, a post in that same
> thread also mentioned that "both amnicola and rupicola grow in sympatry 
> with a fully aquatic Spathiphyllum sp.". I have never heard of
> any fully-aquatic Spathiphyllum, and I would really like to know more 
> about that too.
> Thanks very much!
> Regards,
> Devin
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