Phycella not

Alberto Castillo
Sun, 19 Dec 2004 15:48:13 PST

>From: Matt Mattus <>
>Reply-To: Pacific Bulb Society <>
>To: Pacific Bulb Society <>
>Subject: Re: [pbs] Phycella not
>Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2004 16:17:52 -0500
>These Phycella look surprisingly like my Cyrtanthus elatus Hybrids. Any
>  As mine are aging, the umbels are loosening up and the flowers are facing
>upwards more. I am not familiar with these Phycella species. But they sure
>look similar to the pics I posted last week on the Cyrtanthus Hybrids page.
>Matt Mattus
>Worcester, Massachusetts
>Zone 5
>Light Snow today. 27 deg F
>On 12/18/04 11:12 AM, "Mary Sue Ittner" <> wrote:
> > Dear All,
> >
> > Every day I look at what has been added to the wiki and make the
> > appropriate changes when needed. This morning there was a change on the 
> > that didn't make any sense (spaces were added), so I checked out the
> > history and saw that someone had started to write a note on this page 
> > then changed their mind and edited it again to take the note off and in
> > doing so had added spaces. The note said that Lee's pictures were not of
> > Phycella, that Phycella could not be imported from the Netherlands into 
> > USA. The writer suspected they were Cyrtanthus which was one of Lee's
> > suspicions. I looked through my messages to see if I could figure out 
> > we decided when we discussed it and all I could find was a subsequent 
> > from Lee that Alberto had told him these were not Phycella, but he 
> > remember what he told him, maybe Rhodophiala. So we should have removed
> > this page and it dropped through the cracks. Before I do that, would 
> > of you take a look at it and let me know whether we should try to rename
> > them or just take them off. We have a lot of Cyrtanthus hybrid pictures 
> > if that is what it is, we could save one and say it was received as
> > Phycella, but is probabably..... That could help someone who had gotten
> > them like Lee and wondered what they were. Thanks to the mystery editor 
> > may or may not be on our list who alerted me. How I wish that some of 
> > recent bogus changes were as helpful.
> >
> >…

Dear Matt, Mary Sue, Lee:
Of course these Phycellas look so alike Cyrtanthus!! They are Cyrtanthi and 
not Phycella at all!!! I think it was  Cathy who sent an image of a fine 
bouquet of Rhodophialas in several colors that were sold as Phycella by the 
Dutch last year.


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