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Author Topic: Is it a Massonia???  (Read 4206 times)

Katherine J

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Is it a Massonia???
« on: December 13, 2007, 09:59:54 AM »
Hi Paul,
I am reading with interest your logs. And I realised yust now that I have a picture from the Botanical Garden of Pécs (Hungary) with a plant which name was no labelled there. But now I think this is a Massonia (maybe pustulata?). What do you think, please?
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Re: Is it a Massonia???
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2007, 10:11:20 AM »
Hi Katherine ,

This is Haemanthus albiflos

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Re: Is it a Massonia???
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2007, 10:47:56 AM »
Thanks Hans!
I see I always can rely on you. ;)
I've found a very good description about Haemanthus albiflos on the internet. Now I know what it is. :)
It's excellent this forum isn't it?
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« Last Edit: December 13, 2007, 10:51:10 AM by Kathrine J »
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Re: Is it a Massonia???
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2007, 11:32:19 AM »
Always glad if I can help  ;)
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Re: Is it a Massonia???
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2007, 06:48:30 PM »
Hi Katherine,
I see Hans has already answered your question and I agree with his identification. And a note to Hans about the private discussuion we were having about the identity of some Massonias - we have decided to send pictures to Alison Summerfield if we can (she wrote the original paper about the DNA work on Massonias) to get her opinion.

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Re: Is it a Massonia???
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2007, 06:51:13 PM »
And a note to Hans about the private discussuion we were having about the identity of some Massonias - we have decided to send pictures to Alison Summerfield if we can (she wrote the original paper about the DNA work on Massonias) to get her opinion.

Hi Paul ,

thank you for this information - please let me know about any results

Greetings
Hans
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