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RE: [Aroid-l] Gonatopus species-Yup!
From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" hetter at xs4all.nl> on 2006.09.29 at 04:13:22(14703)|
It seems like this third form isn't G. boivinii. Where can we look at
pictures of that?
The large all-green knee-bearing form of G. boivinii is quite common here in
cultivation beside the dark grey, striped one. They are definitely the same
species: G. boivinii.
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> Onderwerp: Re: [Aroid-l] Gonatopus species-Yup!
> I have seen what looks to be three forms of Gonatopus. One is
> the large green form it has the knee half way up the stem and
> is usually a much larger grower around 4 to 6 feet tall
> thicker stems with a large flower.
> It can reproduce from leaves.
> Then the most common form is the brown stripped stem form
> with the knee halfway up the stem. This one usually grows to
> 3 maybe 4 feet tall and is most common it has a thin looking
> flower with the same colorations on the spath.
> The last form I got from Craig Allen at Fairchild as bovinii.
> This form was the most delicate looking very very thin leaves
> no knee in the stem and a large tuber. The stems only reached
> about 1 foot tall and almost did not look like aroid. This
> one does look closer to the above no markings on the stems
> though usually just a dark brown color the flowers were very
> similar. I have photos of all besides the large green form.
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