Amaryllidaceae Book! (Lee Poulsen)

Dennis Kramb
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:27:43 PDT
Yeah, I have found similar FB groups for different gesneriads.  There's a
Brazilian group for Sinningias, and a Vietnamese group for Aeschynanthus.
I can't read most of the posts but the photographs are outstanding.

Dennis in Cincinnati

On Sun, Sep 17, 2017 at 2:01 AM, Garak <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm actually a bit sad to hear that there is an active tigridia group on
> FB - another hefty blow to my resistance against the evil kraken. All I can
> hope is that some things will leak here or elsewhere in the free web :-(
> But I totally agree that there should be more books like this
> Amaryllidaceae book - the perfect blend between classic botanical
> descriptions and cultivation hints. definitely a must have if one is even
> remotely interested in SA's amaryllids. All I'd need now is a pocket book
> or Ebook version to read on the train to work.
> Am 13.09.2017 um 12:27 schrieb Lee Poulsen:
>>   Also, via Facebook, there are starting to be serious and growing groups
>> of native Latin Americans pursuing certain genera/families of bulbous
>> species, collecting and sharing seeds and trying to increase awareness of
>> the rarer species of Latin America, all in Spanish for a change. The
>> Tigridia group especially seems to be flourishing—and it’s almost becoming
>> a Latin American Irids group more than just the Tigridia cultivars and
>> species group it started out as. I would love to ask some of them who are
>> posting photos of things I’ve never seen before to possibly allow their
>> photos to be added to the PBS wiki/encyclopedia. (Like I recently saw
>> photos of a pure yellow Leontochir (Alstroemeria) ovallei taken in the
>> current spectacular flowering of the Atacama Desert this year.)
> --
> Martin
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