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  Re: [aroid-l] ZZ Plant
From: "Julius Boos" ju-bo at msn.com> on 2002.09.07 at 13:56:58(9361)
Others have given tips on how to grow this interesting aroid sucessfully.
I have seen it bloom here in Florida, the smallish and rather inconspicous
blooms are borne on short peduncles at the base of the plant, or maybe they
curve downwards towards the soil, I do not recall which, the cream-colored
thick-textured spathes ar angled toward the ground, almost like an
invitation for crawling insects (ants, beetles???) to crawl up like a ramp!
It certainly is an interesting plant. It probably occurs in several forms
as it is widespread in S.E. Africa in a fairly narrow 'band' from North to


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