Amorphophallus 'Mary Sizemore'

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 albus

Pollen Parent:

Amorphophallus konjac 'Nightstick'

Base Species or Cultivar:

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Cultivar Origin:

The plant was bred on purpose by crossing Amorphophallus albus (female) with Amorphophallus konjac 'Nightstick'. This plant was selected for its outstanding beauty and growing properties.

Name Origin:

This particular seedling is named in honor of Mary Sizemore a good friend and outstanding aroids collector.

Growth Habit:

Tubers are round and slightly disciform, reaching a weight up to 1800 gram forming rhizomatousoffsets.

Leaf Blade:

The leaf looks very similar to a giant version of A. albus. The petiole and the peduncle are bright green with occasional dark spots very similar to the female parent, A. albus.

Bloom and Fruit:

The wavy inflorescence is absolutely unique.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

Being a hybrid between two distinct species it merges several characteristics in a unique combination. It has outstanding growing properties and the spathe is exceptionally wavy/undulate.

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