Tocantinia

James SHIELDS jshields46074@gmail.com
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:42:38 PDT
I got the same seeds as Lee, and Alan Meerow confirmed they are hybrids
with Hippeastrum.  No, Lee, mine have never bloomed either!  A few bulbs
may still be alive in some of the pots....



On Mon, Jul 25, 2016 at 8:37 PM, David Pilling <david@pilling.demon.co.uk>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On 26/07/16 01:13, Lee Poulsen wrote:
>
>> By chance did anyone else get some of these seeds and get them to grow
>> properly, or even thrive?
>>
>
> I had a look if there had been any previous postings to the PBS list about
> this genus [1]. Seeing that there were for T. mira (people growing it from
> seed), I thought about what I'd just seen on the wiki "is known only by the
> type collection" i.e. it is lost.
>
> Asking the experts about the seeds being grown, got the response "This is
> a myth, we already discovered it is not true and it was a Hybrid of
> Hippeastrum "
>
> Seemingly Tocantinia is difficult to grow, if anyone has had success with
> any species it would be of interest.
>
>
> [1]
> http://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbslist/2016-July/…
>
>
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