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Re: [aroid-l] How many leaves??
From: ken at spatulacity.com on 2003.08.17 at 00:44:00(10490)|
Each has its own petiole. Can petioles branch? I've never heard of such a
> Do each of the leaves have their own petiole, or is it one petiole
> branching? Ron
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> I can't comment with regard Amorphophallus, but I've had Typhonium
> (which the literature often says is solitary leaved) with four leaves
> simultaneously, the largest 1.5 m tall with a leaf blade 1 meter in
> and the smallest 0.75 tall and 0.5 cm in diameter and regularly with
> leaves simultaneously. Plants with this many leaves went on to produce
> exceptionally large tubers (maximum 1.25 kg with a diameter of 30.5 cm.
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> Subject: [aroid-l] How many leaves??
> > I got two very nice Amorphophallus bulbifers earlier this year from
> > nice people at Gardino Nursery. The Amorphophallus issue of Aroideana
> > that A. bulbifer has solitary or paired leaves. Both of mine are now
> > growing their *third* leaf (simultaneous, all three are there at
> > unusual is that and does it have any implications?
> > -Ken
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