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  Re: [Aroid-l] black warocqueanum
From: "Michael Mahan" <agavestar at covad.net> on 2007.06.28 at 14:58:43(15884)
Steve ,Well you were right the added attention drove the price
of the black Warocquenum up ,past my bid,,,, Seems that was sold by the
HawaiianSunshine Nursey .. anyone know of them ? seems like I bought plants
from them a few years ago directly , suspect we will see more offered

, but I did win the Regal hybrid will post some photo’s
when I get it .. & they will be better than the Ebay photo’s & I’ll
compare it to my plant in the greenhouse right now pix attached … dsc06825
is a new leaf still growing dsc06826 old leaf about 1 years old (I repotted
in my new mix & Boom now it’s Cranking)…. thanx Steve , look
forward to meeting up with you in Miami Mike Mahan

[mailto:aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com] On Behalf Of ExoticRainforest
Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2007 12:33 AM
To: Discussion of aroids
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] black warocqueanum

I think those of us who have
tried to find out who the seller is changed our opinion as to this being
"hype" once more facts came to light. The biggest problem
appears to be the seller was new to eBay and eBay sellers are notorious for
claiming something is "rare" or "new" or some other
descriptive term when it can often be bought almost anywhere. The black
"waroc" may go through the roof but that's the nature of eBay.
If people want it the price will rise. As for the A. regale, it
was pointed out to me the photo had a man standing behind the leaf that makes
the leaf appear quite large. I had to stare at it awhile to see it for
myself. And as most of you read, Betsy pointed out it is possible for A.
regale to grow a 6 foot leaf. I just have not been able to find
anything in my literature that states that but Betsy has been to Peru and
seen the plant in the natural state. Now I'm waiting for mine to get that
big!

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