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  konjac flowers and roots
From: "Michael Marcotrigiano" <mmarcotr at email.smith.edu> on 2004.02.23 at 08:43:49(11192)
Question for you all:

I know that Amorphphalus konjac flowers without soil simply sitting on
a bench.

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From: Nathan Lange <nelange at concentric.net> on 2004.02.23 at 13:27:09(11193)
Michael,

Yes, they will indeed form fruit and viable seed without roots. The bulbs
whose flowers you pollinated will not produce leaves this summer and will
significantly shrivel as their energy reserves are used to produce fruit.

Nathan Lange

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