From: lbmkjm at yahoo.com (brian lee) on 2008.06.25 at 18:07:01(17962)|
Aloha. My hair falls out naturally.
Monstera is a difficult group once you stray outside the few well known species. Discussion is healthy and I believe this thread will tease out some very useful information.
It is good to make mistakes...as long as we learn from them.
--- On Tue, 6/24/08, mossytrail wrote:
> From: mossytrail
> Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Monstera question..
> To: aroid-l at gizmoworks.com
> Date: Tuesday, June 24, 2008, 2:36 PM
> >M. friedrichstahalii
> > is a synonym of M. adansonii. However, plants of
> > determination labeled M. friedrichstalii were actually
> > siltepecana.
> :Pulling out my hair: AAARRRRGGGHHH!!
> How is anyone supposed to keep all this straight? So in my
> last Aroideana article, I made reference to a plant that
> could have been either one of two possible species, neither
> of which are the name I used. I identified it as M.
> freidrichsthallii based in part on _Exotica 4_,
> by Internet images. So now I'm spinning in circles
> wondering whether it was M. adansonii, or M. siltepecana.
> It was a persisting plant from a garden long since reverted
> to rainforest in Hawaii, so there is no way to know the
> All I can say is, it's a good thing that species was
> just a
> "cameo" in my article, not one of the main foci.
> Jason Hernandez
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