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[Aroid-l] Unknown Pinellia
From: hetter at xs4all.nl (Wilbert Hetterscheid) on 2008.07.30 at 05:11:23(18291)|
Not to start a race here for the true identity but the leaf IS that of the
purple P. ternata (a colour condition well known in this species in the
wild in China, where this clone also comes from). Also notice the bulbils,
which is a character alien to P. tripartita. The cultivar P. 'Polly Spout'
of WeDu (the possible hybrid of tripartita and pedatisecta) has 5-parted
> It looks like Pinellia tripartita. Wilbert's mention that it
> looks like the purple form helps with this man's ID. The leaves are
> somewhat narrower but I have had plants show this condition here. It
> conceivably might be a hybrid with ternata. WeDu at one time offered a
> pedatisecta with one or the other tenata or tripartita so these things do
> Victor G. Soukup
> University of Cincinnati
> At 08:58 PM 7/23/2008 +0200, you wrote:
>>Hi Wilbert and Peter,
>>I have had Pinellia ternata in my garden for many years and it looks
>>and I know it is correctly identified.
>>The photos in the page are very old and poor quality, but it differs very
>>much from my new Pinellia
>>Maybe it is really a variety. My old ternata has broader leaves and dark
>>spots on them.
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid"
>>To: "'Discussion of aroids'"
>>Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2008 9:27 AM
>>Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Unknown Pinellia
>> > Hi Marek,
>> > It is P. ternata and seeing the leafshape makes me guess this is the
>> > purple
>> > flowering form. It should be a very easy plant to flower. Put it in
>> > sunlight in your garden (in a pot) when it emerges and you'll have a
>> > bigger
>> > flowering plant in no time.
>> > Cheerio,
>> > Wilbert
>> >> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>> >> Van: aroid-l-bounces at gizmoworks.com
>> >> [mailto:aroid-l-bounces at gizmoworks.com] Namens Marek Argent
>> >> Verzonden: woensdag 23 juli 2008 0:49
>> >> Aan: Discussion of aroids
>> >> Onderwerp: [Aroid-l] Unknown Pinellia
>> >> Hello,
>> >> I don't even know if it is Pinellia, I have it 2 years and it
>> >> has never bloomed.
>> >> It puts up a leaf in the spring and bulbils on petioles As
>> >> the bulbil ripens, the leaf withers.
>> >> Does anybody know what could it be?
>> >> It is about 20 cm tall (8")
>> >> Marek
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