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  Re: [Aroid-l] Variegated Monstera deliciosa question
From: Cyndi Krall <cyndikrall at aol.com> on 2019.08.18 at 20:31:06
I feel your pain... I always thought the correct name was Monstera deliciosa Borsigiana albo (or aurea). I have both forms. But someone recently was trying to tell me that there was an albo form that was not Borsigiana.

All mine are the smaller leaved forms, 8-12ish inches and they all look alike. Yes, it's a hot mess. I just want to make sure I get the form I want, whatever it's name is. 

Thanks,
Cyndi

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From: The Silent Seed <tylus.seklos@gmail.com>
To: Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@www.gizmoworks.com>
Sent: Sun, Aug 18, 2019 7:25 pm
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Variegated Monstera deliciosa question

I've been wondering this, too - I have several different "forms" as it were. Some get leaves that are 3 feet across, and others not even a foot. On top of that, some vine, and others are more trunk-ish. I have given up trying to figure out what is what, and just enjoy them all.
It's just a mess, to be honest.


On Sun, Aug 18, 2019 at 10:13 PM Ernesto Collosi <ernestocollosi@hotmail.com> wrote:
Can=E2=80=99t tell you the difference, but the large leaf seed is at Whatcom Seed Company in Eugene, Oregon. 

Sent from my iPhone

On Aug 18, 2019, at 3:04 PM, Cyndi Krall <cyndikrall@aol.com> wrote:

I have been trying for years to find a variegated Monstera deliciosa. I have tons of a smaller leaved version I was under the impression was Borsigiana, but when I google M. variegated, albo and borsigiana, I get a lot of conflicting results. I was looking for the regular variegated version of the standard large-leaved Monstera deliciosa.

Can anyone tell me what the correct way to tell the difference is?

Thanks,
Cyndi
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