----- Original Message -----|
From: "brian lee"
To: "Discussion of aroids"
Sent: Saturday, June 14, 2008 4:41 AM
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] root tip glues
> Dear Peter,
> Excellent photo. Is this root glue cap persistent for long? It reminds me
> of Cycad mucilage...when dry this is a thin film...it has hydroscopic
> properties and when wet, the film expands into a mass of gel...like some
> of those water absorbing polymers.
> --- On Fri, 6/13/08, Peter Boyce wrote:
>> From: Peter Boyce
>> Subject: [Aroid-l] root tip glues
>> To: "Discussion of aroids"
>> Date: Friday, June 13, 2008, 12:34 AM
>> Dear All,
>> Today I took a look through the research collection and
>> managed to find a nice flagellifrom shoot of Rhaphidophora
>> megasperma with nicely photogenic root cap gel.
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