five-leaved Alabama

Gusman Guy ggusman at ULB.AC.BE
Thu Apr 24 09:09:30 CEST 2003

>The plant that Jim McClements mentions is common in places in central
>Alabama where it grows in wet places with triphyllum but blooms later.
>It usually has one leaf with five fully formed leaflets.  As Jim noted,
>the spadix is slender and inclined forward to the front of the spathe
>tube, quite different from triphyllum that I have seen.  In this
>respect it resembles the spadix of A. yamatense.
>Barry Yinger
>USDA Zone 6
>Lewisberry, Pennsylvania USA
That's very interesting and I 'd be very very happy getting such plants, with always a 5-foliolate leaf. Have you photos?
Guy Gusman

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