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  [Aroid-l] Anthurium pollination
From: Don Martinson <llmen at wi.rr.com> on 2019.09.27 at 18:47:10
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My Anthurium schlechtendalii  has decided to bloom.  I=E2=80=99m familiar with the basic layout of the aroid inflorescence. My question is more about the shedding of the pollen and the receptivity of the ovary=E2=80=99s style. The garden arums I have (Arisaema, Arum and Pinellia), have no problem setting full heads of seed.  Even the Anthuriums at the local conservatory (including the parent of my plant) are often full of berries in various stages of maturity. My plant has bloomed before, but no berries developed.  I=E2=80=99ve seen spadices with pollen shedding and the receptivity of the ovary evidenced by a small drop of liquid.  Is it a matter of bad timing of the plant or is there some way I could help it along? 

Don Martinson
Milwaukee, WI

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