Re: The Tomb of the Unknown plant

>From: George Booth <booth at hpmtlgb1_lvld.hp.com>
>Date: Wed, 19 Apr 1995 08:19:45 -0600
>> Yesterday I found a plant that I cannot identify. ...
>This may be Ludwigia arcuata ("Needle leaf Ludwigia").

The same store also had needle-leaf Ludwigia (in fact, right next this
plant I am talking about).  The mystery plant is not Ludwigia.

>> Does anyone have a book that describes Ammania gracilis well?  Ines
>> Scheurmann says that the plant is 20" long, but that's not much to go
>> by.
>The Dennerle book offered through the AGA has a pretty good

I finally called Diana Walstad today to see if she had any in stock,
but she has sold out.  I guess I'll have to order directly.  How about 
a precis?