Amorphophallus 'F. H. Heine'

Accepted:

No

Established:

No

Nomenclatural Notes:

Under review

Published in:

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Released Year:

Unknown

Propagated:

No

Cultivar Type:

Hybrid

Originator:

Cyrille Claudel

Namer:

Cyrille Claudel

Seed Parent:

Amorphophallus lewallei

Pollen Parent:

Amorphophallus richardsiae

Base Species or Cultivar:

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Cultivar Origin:

The plant was bred on purpose by crossing Amorphophallus lewallei (female) with Amorphophallus richardsiae (male). This plant was selected for its outstanding beauty and growing properties.

Name Origin:

It is named in the honor of Frank Heine and in allusion to Heinrich Heine, a German poet and journalist.

Growth Habit:

The tuber isdisciform and form rhizomatous offsets. It reaches a diameter up to 24 cm, weighing up to 2400 gram.

Leaf Blade:

The leaf is plain green and looks very similar to a leaf from A. lewallei, the female parent.

Bloom and Fruit:

The inflorescence is unique by merging the spathe colors from both parental species in a subtle way leading to an inflorescence with a bright green "kettle", crested with a green and red upper part.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

The inflorescence is unique by merging the spathe colors from both parental species in a subtle way leading to an inflorescence with a bright green "kettle", crested with a green and red upper part.

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