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From: "J.E. Shields" <jshields at INDY.NET>
Subject: Re: African species anyone?
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This sounds interesting.  Where do the African Arisaema occur?

I don't grow any African Arisaema, but I am interested in and grow quite =a
few South African bulbs of various sorts.  I don't recall seeing any
Arisaema in any of the books I've looked at on southern African geophytes.

Jim Shields
in central Indiana

At 06:51 PM 8/30/01 -0600, you wrote:

>An ongoing molecular phylogenetic study of Arisaema currently includes 3=1
>species and 17 outgroups.  We are keen to include additional African
>species (besides the weedy A. flavum).  Does anyone cultivate African
>plants?  My impression is that that is not the case, but I wanted to ask=--
>just in case ...
>Thank you for all the help this project is receiving from AEG members.
>Susanne Renner
>The Missouri Botanical Garden
>P.O. Box 266
>St. Louis, MO 63166
>University of Missouri-St. Louis
>Dept. of Biology
>Univ. of Missouri - St. Louis
>8001 Natural Bridge Rd.
>St. Louis, MO 63121

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