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  Species id for plant on ebay?--new plant offer
From: "Julius Boos" <ju-bo at msn.com> on 2004.09.24 at 03:07:32(12219)
>From: "Enid"
>Reply-To: Discussion of aroids
>Subject: [Aroid-l] Species id for plant on ebay?
>Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2004 13:05:03 -0400

Hello All,
Buyers beware! I see that 'King Phallus' has spoken with good words of wisdom, but I`ll take this oppor. to let everyone know that I have a rare plant (Amorphophallus, Taccarum or Dracontium sp.??) collected in N. Antartica or it may have been the N. Pole, I don`t remember which, it grows cold, and when it blooms it shoots red and green sparks up to 20 ft. high (6 m) like a roman candle instead of producing an actual bloom. The leaves (two at a time) which can reach 18 ft. tall, are metalic, and varegated in blue, red and white. As they develop they form patterns that look like erotic antique engravings. As soon as I can steal someone's pics off some other site I will post it. Opening offers please???

From: "Bryant, Susan L." <SLBryant at scj.com> on 2004.09.24 at 09:50:30(12221)
I'll take two!
From: "Peter Boyce" <peterboyce at myjaring.net> on 2004.09.24 at 12:40:52(12223)

So... you've been on the home-made rum again, eh?


From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter at xs4all.nl> on 2004.09.24 at 13:14:52(12224)
bid 56.000 Us Phollars !!!!!!!!!!!!! (Phallors.......???).

-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----Van:

From: "Abrimaal Svartvinter" <abrimaal at o2.pl> on 2004.09.24 at 16:57:04(12225)
This is nothing new, this plant is a new genus in
Araceae, but scientists still argue if it should be in Araceae or its own
family. It was described in 1390 B.C. Unfortunately I don't own this plant, but
I have a drawing from the 19th century, you can steal the picture it from

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