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rafflesia,particularly arnoldii

Posted by garyfla 10 Florida (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 20, 05 at 6:55

Hi
Anyone know where I can find some info on the innoculation process for this parasitic plant?? I understand that they've developed an easy,very successful technique in Malaysia??
I also understand that some research is going on at Kew
as well as several BG in the US. If so, who and where??
About all I can find is pix. of the fantastic flowers
Thanks vvery nuch for any pointers
gary


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RE: rafflesia,particularly arnoldii

When I was in Miami, Fairchild Tropical Garden's conservatory had a vine that had been inoculated with Rafflesia seeds. I do not recall its origin and the horticulturist who was responsible for it is no longer there. You could ask staff there about it.


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RE: rafflesia,particularly arnoldii

Hi
Thanks very much But how do you get them to answer the mail lol.?? No mention of it on the website.
gary


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