IAS Aroid Quasi Forum

About Aroid-L
 This is a continuously updated archive of the Aroid-L mailing list in a forum format - not an actual Forum. If you want to post, you will still need to register for the Aroid-L mailing list and send your postings by e-mail for moderation in the normal way.

  DNA of P. "Santa Leopoldina"--no way!
From: "Julius Boos" <ju-bo at msn.com> on 2007.03.06 at 10:58:06(15393)
Dear Tom,

I don`t believe that you have been following in detail the long-winded
discussion of the use (and missuse!!) of the COMPLETELY useless name,
Philodendron "Santa Leopoldina' which was and is being bantered about and
added on to, or in some cases in place of, the correct scientific name for
ONE of the plants it has been associated with, namely Philodendron
I believe that what Eduardo is saying, tongue-in-cheek, is that one can NOT
extract DNA or identify a 'horticultural legend' (Philodendron "Santa
Leopoldina"), root-tip, leaf or otherwise, as today no one knows what this
plant was or is!

People, PLEASE---DROP this name!!
However, I am certain that Eduardo will be sucessful with extracting the DNA
from the scientifically described and easily identified plant he is working
with, namely Philodendron spiritus-sancti.

The Best,


Note: this is a very old post, so no reply function is available.