From: Brian O'Brien <bobrien at gustavus.edu> on 2010.07.05 at 22:49:06(21159)|
Thanks for posting this, Scott. Yesterday the shoot revealed the
spathe, so it's definitely an inflorescence. We now estimate July 20
or so as the flowering time.
Here's my latest blog post and the webcam link (more photos will go up soon):
At 11:31 AM 7/5/2010, you wrote:|
>For those of you in the Saint Peter, Minnesota area, the Gustavus
>Aldophus College is going to have another blooming of their
>Amorphophallus titanum per the information below.
>Date: Sat, 03 Jul 2010 18:25:27 -0500
>From: Brian O'Brien
>Subject: [AERGC] Amorphophallus titanum to bloom (probably...)
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>Here's a link for our largest Amorphophallus titanum
>(Perry/Hyperion), located at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter,
>Minnesota. It started to grow in late May, and the shoot looks like
>an inflorescence to me (rather than a leaf), due to its puffy appearance.
>I would appreciate some opinions on this from list
>members. Predictions of the probable time of opening would be
>useful, as well. Right now, I'm thinking that perhaps it will be
>late July or early August.
>We're on the way to setting up for public visitation, and are
>planning have a streaming webcam and other facilities.
>The link below contains links to the current webcam (the image is
>renewed every five minutes, if I remember correctly) photos, and
>posts on the history of the plant, which first flowered in May 2007.
>has detected a possible fraud attempt from
>"webmail.fairchildgarden.org" claiming to
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