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  black warocqueanum ? not discribed yet?
From: "Michael Mahan" <agavestar at covad.net> on 2007.06.23 at 17:15:12(15836)

here's a Ebay auction .. Is this correct or is it a lot of Ebay HYPE ??
auction # is also 220124236643 if the link fails Thanx Mike Mahan

From: "ExoticRainforest" <Steve at ExoticRainforest.com> on 2007.06.24 at 00:18:36(15841)
Well, my A. warocqueanum is close to black! Does that
make it undescribed? I don't think so! I'd say this is hype and
there's a ton of it on eBay!

Steve Lucas

From: "ExoticRainforest" <Steve at ExoticRainforest.com> on 2007.06.24 at 01:08:58(15842)
Is it hype? Honestly I can't say, perhaps Tom will
comment but he and I have had conversations about color variations and they
don't add up to "undescribed" species. However, the same seller is
selling an Anthurium regale which he claims can grow 6 foot
leaves! Now I thought mine was big with a 30 inch leaf and Doc Darian had
grown a whopper with a 48 inch leaf! Either this seller has not read any
scientific books or is using some darn good fertilizer! Perhaps just a bit
of hype? Perhaps.

Steve Lucas

From: "Tom Croat" <Thomas.Croat at mobot.org> on 2007.06.26 at 01:41:23(15861)

I have not seen the plant in question.


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