Ron - World Spathiphyllum Assemblage
Laura - don't be put off by this naturist on the rampage. 99.9% of the
Western & Eastern World love white perfumed Spathiphyllum & their near
relatives, Aglaonemas. They are THE House plants of the future & you are in
the forefront of those most discerning
people who are now discovering them. I hope you will join the IAS.
----- Original Message -----
To: "Multiple recipients of list AROID-L"
Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2001 7:53 PM
Subject: Re: aglaonemas
In a message dated Tue, 23 Oct 2001 12:43:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> Hello, I'm new to this list,
> so I don't know the people and interests on it.
> My fascination is with aglaonemas.
> Is there anyone else out there who loves them?
Aglaonemas...very much an overlooked genus in this group, with so many of us
Amorpho-freaks, Anthurium fanciers, and one very vocal Spathi-phile. I love
those aroids you don't see in every shopping mall lobby or doctor's waiting
room (obviously, that lets out P. bipinnatifidum). Aglaonema is a genus I
would love to see in its natural habitat, blooming, with a crowd of
pollinators around. I find I grow fewer and fewer houseplants as the years
go by, because plants inside a house, detached from their ecological niches,
are of less and less interest to me. One day I shall find the wild