A. candidissimum

Anne Chambers annechambers at SUILVEN0.DEMON.CO.UK
Sat Jun 23 17:13:03 CEST 2001

In message <F0DEEE37B071D211AB210001FA12DAAF04F6DD87 at mcdc-atl-
50.cdc.gov>, "Mellard, David" <dam7 at CDC.GOV> writes
>>Is this the so-called candidissimum album that was imported a couple of
>>years ago?
>Hi Anne,
>I doubt if a green-flowered candidissimum can be considered album.  That
>probably refers to the white-flowered form.
I don't know why that form was ever called album - presumably because of
the absence of any pink. It is mainly green and white striped with some
maroon at the foot of the spathe tube and again at the tip. Sorry I
don't have a photo of it to send you - have you got a photo of your one?
Anne Chambers

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