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From: Wilbert Hetterscheid <hetter at WORLDONLINE.NL>
Subject: Re: the so-called "A. pangii"
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Thanks for leaving an endangered mammal alive! Yes, I now too remember
parvum. Well, both pangii and parvum start with "pa-", so I am excused fo=r
this stupidity (I am?).

At least I had the closeness of the kaichen plant to lobatum right.......=..


>Don't be afraid, I wouldn't shoot you for so little, but...
>The plant - sold as A. elephas by Kaichen -  you're speaking of and you
>have seen in bloom in my garden, is a very small version of A. elephas, =a
>form which more or less matches the description of A. parvum N.E. Brown.
>A. pangii H. Li has nothing to do with A. elephas. According to H. Li's
>original description, from the shape of the spathe, the spadix appendage
>and from its bumpy tuber, A. pangii probably falls in section ARISAEMA
>sensu J. Murata, and looks like a non-auriculate A. nepenthoides or A.
>wattii. To my knowledge, today, this species is not in cultivation in th=e
>In any event, A. pangii H. Li and Kaichen's species are very likely
>completely different species, the latter being very close to A. lobatum.
>Notice that A. lobatum is distributed through nearly all China, from eas=t
>to west, thus it could be supposed that A. lobatum varies much.
>If you could be allowed to put a photo of H. Li's A. pangii on the WEB,
>we'd all love to look at.

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