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  Re: [Aroid-l] Aglaonema with yellow flowers
From: The Silent Seed <tylus.seklos at gmail.com> on 2019.10.28 at 18:59:03

Hi guys,
Sorry for the delayed response - I finally got a picture of the Aglaonema 'Chocolate' flower. The yellow doesn't come through very well on the camera with the lighting, but they are more of a creamy yellow than white.

On Thu, Oct 24, 2019 at 3:21 PM Jason Hernandez <jason.hernandez74@yahoo.com> wrote:
That is worth noting. I just did a Google image search for Aglaonema Chocolate, and none of the pictures had flowers. Which means that I don't know if yellow is typical of this cultivar or not. It might be worth investigating the nature of the pigment in the leaves that creates the chocolate color: in plants, proanthocyanidin creates the brown, beige, or tan colors; whereas yellow is either carotenoid or a flavonoid. Are these flowers a clear yellow, or is it more of a brownish yellow? The latter would suggest that the leaf pigment is also in the flowers; the former would suggest a different explanation.

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Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 10:50:11 -0400
From: The Silent Seed <tylus.seklos@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Photos of Z. zamiifolia seeds
To: Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@www.gizmoworks.com>
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This is fascinating stuff, to me, anyway. It's too bad that almost nobody
is on here any longer. I wonder why.
Speaking along the lines of flowers, I noticed my Aglaonema "Chocolate" are
flowering and the flowers are yellow. What a surprise that was. Nice change
from the usual white.

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