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  TitanWatch 5/12/03
From: "zach" r2ot at charter.net> on 2003.05.14 at 11:53:34(10256)
hello

has anyone here noticed the two different types of
amorphophallus titanum? Both of Mr.Allen's titanums seem
to have a very thick dark spadix, While The Bonn Botanical
garden has an a.titanum with a very tall yellow spadix.Has
this been documented? Do they come frome different parts
oF Sumatra?

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From: "Craig Allen" callen at fairchildgarden.org> on 2003.05.15 at 11:20:30(10265)
The spadix on Mr. Stinky has been a little darker each time it has bloomed, but it might partly be the pictures. Audrey III had a very light golden colored spadix, thought Mr. Stinky was almost a medium gray brown tone, darker towards the tip, but just before he bloomed the color lightened quite a bit.

Craig M. Allen

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