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  Re: [Aroid-l] Leaflet use for tuber production.
From: Ken Mosher <ken at spatulacity.com> on 2007.01.25 at 01:17:18(15137)
I can say anecdotally that Amorph koratensis will grow a new tuber if
you yank off the leaf and stick it in a glass (or vase) of water. Why
would someone conduct such an experiment, you ask? Maybe nobody in their
right mind would, but that does not preclude my mother!

I had stuck a number of tubers in the ground at her Florida house.
Nothing to lose, I had extras. She thought it was a weed, then
remembered that maybe it wasn't and stuck it in water before calling me.
I said, "Well, leave it in water. It will either live or die. It's free
to try." When I went down at Christmastime the leaf had just yellowed
and there was a small funny-looking tuber that seemed to have three
growth points. It might have actually been three separate small tubers.


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