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.

  Is this Amorphophallus stipitatus ?
From: "Rainer Holtappels" <rainer at holtappels-nettetal.de> on 2007.06.12 at 18:01:24(15776)
Hi all,

last year I bought a tuber as Amorphophallus stipitatus. Now it builds
up the first inflorescence. Because I have not found many pictures about
stipitatus my question: is it really one ?

Very peculiar is, that there was developed a second spadix ( without

Best regards


From: "StroWi at t-online.de" <StroWi at t-online.de> on 2007.06.13 at 04:55:30(15781)
Dear Rainer,

one of the picture reminds me of albus.
See: http://aroid.org/genera/amorphophallus/albus/

From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter at xs4all.nl> on 2007.06.13 at 19:57:18(15783)
> This is Amorphophallus albus.
> And this is the LAST time I am going to write this group that A.
> stipitatus is a name and only a name. There is NO reference material
> in the world anymore that tells us what species is behind that name.
> So anyone who uses that name in selling Amorphs is ever so sliiiiiightly
Note: this is a very old post, so no reply function is available.