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  Which Arum ?
From: Baumfarn Webmaster webmaster at baumfarn.at> on 2006.05.14 at 15:30:58(14187)
Is it an Arum? I think so... but what kind?


From: "Peter Boyce" botanist at malesiana.com> on 2006.05.15 at 02:46:23(14189)
Hi Peter

Inflorescence is really too hold to name to accuracy; it's either Arum
maculatum, A. byzantinum or possibly A. orientale. My bet is the first. What
shape are the tubers?


From: "Ágoston János" agoston.janos at citromail.hu> on 2006.05.15 at 04:09:59(14190)
Dear Peter,Last year my Arum orientale had a similar flower, from this picture I think we cannot tell what is the botanical name of it. Can you post a picture from the leaves? And a picture from the flowers at the bottom of the inflorescence. From those they might be able to tell the name.Best Wishes,Jani
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From: Baumfarn Webmaster webmaster at baumfarn.at> on 2006.05.15 at 09:03:57(14193)
thanks to all for the first answers! :-)

Here are the leave pics:

The tubers are quite flat and small allthough already flowering.
They grows in Vienna, Austria (w/o kangaroos!)


From: "Steve Lucas Exotic Rainforest" steve at exoticrainforest.com> on 2006.05.17 at 13:48:43(14221)
Does anyone know anything about Philodendron
variifolium? I've got a couple of these but information, other than
it is a native of Peru, is hard to find.

Steve Lucas

From: "Ron Weeks" rhweeks at attglobal.net> on 2006.05.17 at 20:37:08(14225)
We found it in NE Ecuador nearly into Columbia. Leaves were 18" long and
did not loose the silver color. It is a jewel. I have flowered it but
pollination failed. Charlie McDaniel sold totem of it at the aroid show
last year. More should be available this year for those who missed it.

From: "Steve Lucas Exotic Rainforest" steve at exoticrainforest.com> on 2006.05.17 at 23:29:02(14226)
Thanks! Do you know where I can find a copy of the technical description?
So far I've been unable to find one.

Steve Lucas

From: Tom Vincze philofan at philodendron.org> on 2006.05.18 at 00:29:19(14227)
Hi Ron,

Here is a photo of it during the show. But it was labeled 'Picta'. Is
it safe to call it p. variifolium now?

Tom Vincze

From: "Carla Kostelac" Carla.Kostelac at mobot.org> on 2006.05.18 at 13:39:04(14229)
Hi, Steve-

I found this description on w3Tropicos. Maybe it will help you until
you find a more complete one. Best, Carla

From: "Steve Lucas Exotic Rainforest" steve at exoticrainforest.com> on 2006.05.20 at 18:41:27(14242)
Thanks! The problem is I cannot find the technical
description listed with this reference. Am I missing it

Steve Lucas

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