FW: Voodoo Plant

Jeremy J. Bruhl jbruhl at METZ.UNE.EDU.AU
Fri Apr 24 09:20:43 CDT 1998


Who has an idea on this one. Ah the joys of common names...Almost reads like sweet potato, but that common name is not in my books!



>Date: Thu, 23 Apr 1998 15:10:34 -0700
>From:  Tina McCoy <tmccoy at iea.com>
>Reply-To: tmccoy at iea.com
>Organization: City of Post Falls
>MIME-Version: 1.0
>To:    botany at metz.une.edu.au
>Subject:       (no subject)
>I am hoping someone within your organization might have an answer to a
>"plant" question I have.
>I was gifted with a bulb I was told was a Voodoo Plant. According to the
>instructions you do not plant or water the bulb. Simply place the bulb
>in a sunny location and watch it grow.  The bulb is about the size of a
>tennis ball and has a skin texture and color similar to a white potato.
>It has one shoot coming from the center that is purple.
>I would really like to know what this is and where it came from.
>Can you assist me?
>Thank you for any help or direction you might give.
>Tina McCoy
>7400 E Hauser Lake Road
>Post Falls  ID  83854
>tmccoy at iea.com

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