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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #495

At 03:48 AM 9/5/98 -0400, krandall wrote:
>>  .  There's the normal(Microsorum pteropus) one we all know, without any
>There are two of these.  A small dark leafed variety with narrow leaf and
>short petiole, which only becomes trilobate in extreme old age, and then
>not always, and a large broad leafed variety that is a little lighter in
>color , has long petioles, and is very pone to produce trilobate leaves,
>even on quite a young rhizome.

Karen, I have got to wondering lately if these last are just Tropica
plantlets that have grown to maturity and been sold or traded and thereby
lost their association with the Tropica "parent"???   What do you think?

Dave Gomberg, San Francisco            mailto:gomberg at wcf_com
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