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  Re: Fenestrated aroids
From: Hermine Stover <hermine at endangeredspecies.com> on 1997.01.15 at 00:10:49(131)
At 09:19 AM 1/14/97 -0600, you wrote:
>Hermine, you're thinking of the Madagascar Lace Leaf Plant, Apotamogeton
>(spelling?) fenestralis, which Albert Greenberg of Everglades Aquatic
>Nurseries in Tampa used to sell to aquarists back in the 1950's and
>1960's. Albert contracted river blindness (or some other tropical
>parasite or disease that causes blindness) while collecting aquatic plants
>in Madagascar. This is not an aroid, but I don't know what plant family
>it does belong to.
>Neal R. Foster, U.S. Department of Interior, USGS-Biological Resources
>Division, Great Lakes Science Center, 1451 Green Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan
>48105-2807; Phone [+voicemail]: (313)994-3331-x264; FAX: (313)994-8780;
>e-mail: nealfost@umich.edu
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