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  Sitio Burle-Marx
From: Piabinha at aol.com on 2000.10.03 at 13:05:30(5511)
oi edu,

i was there in april 1999, did i write a short report to the list? what i remember most about it was how beautiful and messy the whole estate was. but it has a gorgeous collection, and did you see the giant Montrichardias? they let us in the growing shadehouses, which is where these were. also, i can't recall but i think i saw Cyrtosperma (-um?) growing in ponds. and yes, the place is beautiful and if you are ever in the "cidade maravilhosa" (rio), you should go visit. you need to call ahead for an appointment. there were lots of Philodendrons indeed but i'm not well versed in them so i didn't notice them as much as i did Anthuriums and others.

tsuh yang chen, com saudades do brasil, in nyc

From: Piabinha at aol.com on 2001.03.08 at 21:00:29(6025)
> >Hello from ?Brazil. I haven~t been able to find info on the gardens of
> >Roberto \burle-Marx, which I hope to visit on the weekend. /does anyone
> >on the list know anything about visiting this place:?
> Al,
> Try If you don't have access to
> the web, I did get this from that site :
> Estrada da Barra de Guartiba, 2019 Guaratiba
> telephone: 410-1171, 410-1412

hi al,

i was there in april 99, and i posted about it in the list. you need to call
ahead and make reservations. bring bug spray.

tsuh yang chen, nyc, USA

From: Al Wootten awootten at NRAO.EDU> on 2001.03.10 at 11:04:22(6028)

Thanks all. I will try to go tomorrow.


From: Al Wootten awootten at NRAO.EDU> on 2001.07.30 at 17:34:44(7193)

Off the CITES thread anyone?

The Sunday NY Times Travel section had a feature article on Sitio Burle-Marx
including how to get there, see it, and where to eat nearby. See:

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