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  Re: Intergeneric hybrids
From: plantnut at shadow.net (Dewey Fisk) on 1997.04.11 at 01:08:54(603)
>Dear All,
>While visiting Sweden last year I went to the Bergianska Tradgarden, a small
>but beautiful botanic garden outside Stockholm, with tropical greenhouses
>showing a number of well-grown aroids. On one of the benches was a plant
>labelled as a hybrid between Spathiphyllum (I think wallisi) and a
>Dieffenbachia! The plant was about 18 inches tall and the leaves certainly
>looked like an intermediate between the thin, lanceolate leaves of
>Spathiphyllum and the thicker, more oval leaves of Dieffenbachia. The Flower
>looked like a rather short-stemmed version of the typical Spathiphyllum

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