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Vernon D. Matheson wrote:
>>I have what I believe to be two apon. undulatus in the process of flowering.
>>However both these plants are sending up second and third stalks which are
>>terminating in a large non apon looking leaf which is an olive greenish
>>color and lays flat on the water surface. These leaves are approx 4" - 6"
>>I have researched Karen Randall's article at the Krib on this and it
>>mentioned that this apon seldom flowers but will send out stocks which
>>produce adventitious plantlets. Are these large singular leaves the "
>>PLANTLET " ?
Paul Krombholz wrote:
>Those large singular leaves sound like floating leaves to me, and, if they
>are, your plant is not undulatus, which almost always produces small
>plantlets instead of flowers and almost never produces floating leaves.
>Perhaps you have A. echinatus, which produces underwater and, later,
Possible, but my guess would be that it is another of the many A. natans x
hybrids. I actually once bought some plants as A. natans that then started
producing many adventitious plantlets on the flower stalks. I'm pretty
sure these were the same cross.
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