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Old 06-27-2010, 04:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Bananas and Aroids: A Match Made on Aroidia! By LariAnn Garner
Imagine my surprise when I discovered a real aroid plant that looked very much like a banana plant! Well, when I first laid eyes on Typhonodorum lindleyanum, I was thoroughly amazed and knew immediately that I had to have one. Turns out that they need to grow with their roots in water, and they do even better if the water they are in is a weak fertilizer solution.....
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Old 06-27-2010, 04:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks like a big elephant ear on stalk :^) I think Vicki was looking for one of those.
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That's cool but it doesn't look too much different than my elderly alocasia calidora, which has quite a stalk now too.
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Seeds sometimes available at www.rareplants.de ... where nature is at home !
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