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From: Bobby McGehe <bobbymcgehe at bellsouth.net> on 2011.05.22 at 04:37:44(22070)

Hello everyone,

I have a plant very similar to Zamioculcas zamiifolia. It has pointed leaves that will root if placed in soil. I am leaning toward some type of Gonatopus. Any ideas?


Bobby McGehe



From: Brian Williams <pugturd at windstream.net> on 2011.05.22 at 10:01:14(22072)
looks like a aristolochia species to me.

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From: Eduardo Gomes Goncalves <eduardo.goncalves at inhotim.org.br> on 2011.05.22 at 10:49:24(22073)
Dear Bobby,

You do have Z. zamiifolia, but the wild form. It is much more slender and not so succulent as the Zz you can buy nearby, but it is exactly the type you can find in Africa.

Very best wishes,




From: Hannon <othonna at gmail.com> on 2011.05.22 at 15:31:28(22075)

This looks like what has been grown as Z. lanceolata, smaller and more gracile than Z. zamiifolia and with heavier blackish markings. I don't know the current status of this name but it seems distinct. It has been around since the 1970s in the U.S. at least, mainly in succulet circles. It is not too commonly met with.




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