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From: "H.C.M.van Beusekom" <Phlox at XS4ALL.NL>
Subject: Re: Pinellia - How many?
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Yes the book Hardy perennials is around in Europe and is written by Jelit=to
and Schacht.
It is essentially a very big volumed one and so expensive too. But it see=ms
very worthwhile but do not know it myself.
Herman van Beusekom,
Utrechtseweg 275,
3732 HA   De Bilt.
The Netherlands
Zone 7
-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
Van: James W. Waddick <jim-jim at SWBELL.NET>
Datum: woensdag 17 juni 1998 14:00
Onderwerp: Re: Pinellia - How many?

>        While we are on the subject of  Pinellia, just how many are in
>        We probably all grow P. ternata and P. tripartita, even if we ca=n't
>help it. Both are quite distinct.
>        Some of us also grow a form with a purple lip to the spathe and
>foliage in - between the former two species. I have found this spring th=at
>the three do not bloom simultaneously and seem to each come true from se=ed.
>In discussion with an  'aroid expert' (name withheld to protect....) , I
>suggested that these might be three different species with the purple
>lipped  as yet formally undescribed . I think Tony A. referred to it in =a
>catalog as 'atropurpurea'?
>        Bottom line is we don't have enough info on variation within the=se
>two/three species or a clear understanding of distribution to formalize =the
>differences between these three 'trifoliate' pinellias.
>        Anyone want to throw in some ideas here? Even a biased opinion o=r
>        And of course there's the lovely P. pedatisecta, a husky favorit=e,
>and  P cordata.
>        And I do have a couple very small unahppy P. peltatum from a fri=end
>in China. All I can say is that the foliage is indeed peltate, but the
>behavior suggest a Typhonium - above ground stolons that bury into the
>ground and  produce small  bulblets.
>        P. integrifolia is mentioned in "Hardy Herbaceous Perennials' by
>Jellitto and Sachts. Does this mean it is available in Germany? An Austr=ian
>friend has no knowledge of it.  The RHS Plant Finder does not list it. I=s
>this around in Europe somewhere?
>        Best            jim W.
>James W. Waddick                        Voice: 816 746 1949
>8871 NW Brostrom Rd                     E-MAIL: jim-jim at
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