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johnw

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Wild bulb
« on: September 24, 2009, 01:49:15 AM »
Take a look at this amazing Amorphophallus on the UBC website.


http://www.ubcbotanicalgarden.org/potd/2009/09/amorphophallus_aphyllus.php

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Re: Wild bulb
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2009, 06:13:50 AM »
That certainly is wild!
thanks for the link, John.
cheers
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Re: Wild bulb
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2009, 10:07:36 AM »
It looks like some of the forms my pottery friends did for their degree, but no doubt the smell would give it away :o
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Re: Wild bulb
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2009, 10:41:29 AM »
An amazing plant, John. Good post. Paddy
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Re: Wild bulb
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2009, 11:38:47 AM »
Looks rather like the pods in the first (and best ) Alien film. 8)
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Re: Wild bulb
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2009, 01:41:35 PM »
I grow several species of Amorphophallus...but don't have this one...it's a stunner!
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Re: Wild bulb
« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2009, 02:36:41 PM »
It looks like some of the forms my pottery friends did for their degree, but no doubt the smell would give it away :o

Alot of crazing and still got a degree?  ;D

This one seems to be growing in a rather dry site.

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Re: Wild bulb
« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2009, 04:18:07 PM »
Fashions of the seventies John ;D
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Re: Wild bulb
« Reply #8 on: September 24, 2009, 09:49:51 PM »
One could be forgiven for mistaking it for some kind of fruiting fungus. An amazing thing. Ain't plants wonderful? 8)
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