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  Massive Amorphophallus titanum bulb
From: "Myke Ashley-Cooper" <ashleycooper at embarqmail.com> on 2009.07.29 at 16:06:00(19592)
Checking out eBay today, I came across this amazing offer for an Amorphophallus titanum:

"THIS IS A BIG ONE - PROBABLY THE BIGGEST amorphophallus TUBER EVER OFFERED ON EBAY!!!!
PLEASE REVIEW THE PICTURES.
THE CORM WEIGHS 38 lbs. 10 oz. IT HAS A DIAMETER OF 15 AND A CIRCUMFERENCE OF 48AND IS 10 HIGH."

The currant bid is $355!!! Click here to check it out.

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From: "Tom Randall (KB2SMS)" <tommy2005 at hvc.rr.com> on 2009.07.31 at 16:52:10(19602)
WOW!!! Current bid $450! She's HUGE!

On Jul 29, 2009, at 12:06 PM, Myke Ashley-Cooper wrote:

> Checking out eBay today, I came across this amazing offer for an

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From: "Brian O'Brien" <bobrien at gustavus.edu> on 2009.08.01 at 01:30:33(19611)
That's a pretty big corm, especially offered for sale. Here aresome comparison photos:

Our ca. 30-pound corm: http://arboretum.blog.gustavus.edu/2007/05/26/some-scenes-from-perrys-youthand-hisher-future/

The same corm at ca. 90 pounds: http://arboretum.blog.gustavus.edu/2007/04/13/unpotting-of-the-titan-arum-corm-may-24-2006/

The plant now (corm mass unknown :=) ): http://gustavus.edu/academics/biology/titanarum/?cam=1

Brian O'Brien

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From: Susan B <honeybunny442 at yahoo.com> on 2009.08.03 at 15:26:54(19621)
Brian,
Thanks for the links to the photos. What is in the jar?

--- On Fri, 7/31/09, Brian O'Brien wrote:

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