IAS on Facebook
IAS on Instagram
IAS Aroid Quasi Forum
This is a continuously updated archive of the Aroid-L mailing list in a forum format - not an actual Forum. If you want to post, you will still need to register for the Aroid-L mailing list and send your postings by e-mail for moderation in the normal way.
Seeds of Typhonium (Sauromatum) brevipe or gaoligongense
From: Victor Soukup <soukupvg at email.uc.edu> on 2007.07.08 at 17:49:55(15958)|
If anyone has seeds of either, or both, of the above named
Typhonium species, or knows of someone who might, please get in touch with
me. The seeds can be fresh or taken from a dry herbarium specimen and can
be up to 75 years old.
They are needed to confirm chemical relationships in this part of
the genus Typhonium. In 2000 in an article in Aroideana, Hetterscheid and
Boyce transferred these two species from Sauromatum to Typhonium while
presenting evidence for the move. They also presented evidence that these
species along with a small group of other Typhoniums are different --- that
Typhonium is paraphyletic.
My chemical evidence supports this grouping except that I have
never been able to find any seeds of the two above mentioned species to
ascertain that this same chemical difference exists throughout the entire
Please help if you can, otherwise I must just make an assumption
that they do in fact behave as their co-species, as reported by
Hetterscheid and Boyce.
Victor G. Soukup PhD|
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0006
Aroid-L mailing list
Note: this is a very old post, so no reply function is available.