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  Re: [Aroid-l] Philodendron with largest leaves?
From: Peter Boyce <phymatarum at gmail.com> on 2018.08.30 at 23:38:30(24024)
Accepting (supporting) Thaumatophyllum as a genus is not simply a matter of agreeing that the species assigned to subgen. Meconostigma deserve to be recognized as belonging to a newly circumscribed Thaumatophyllum, there is also the question as to what removal of these species from the corpus of Philodendron leaves behind - i.e., does removal of Thaumatophyllum mean that the balance of Philodendron is no longer a 'natural' genus and to render it so requires further splitting. This may all sound very esoteric but in terms of understanding evolutionary process it is important stuff.

On Thu, 30 Aug 2018 at 22:27, Zach DuFran wrote:

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