[Taxacom] Fwd: curly leaved mystery plant of Ann Coffey's

Lynn Raw lynn at afriherp.org
Wed Aug 31 08:38:22 CDT 2011


I am not a botanist but it looks a bit like Chlorophytum comosum in which some varieties have variegated and curly leaves.

Lynn Raw


On 31 Aug 2011, at 13:04, Frederick W. Schueler wrote:

> Botanists,
> 
> I wonder if someone can help with the identity of the plant described 
> and photographed by a friend of ours?
> 
> fred schueler
> ===================================================
> 
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: curly leaved mystery plant of Ann Coffey's
> Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2011 22:01:11 -0400
> 
> http://www.pbase.com/pinicola/image/137672168
> 
> The word "mystery" [in a post about Viviparid Mystery Snails] made me 
> think of a mystery plant my mother found in her garden two years ago. 
> The garden is in the middle of Wales at an altitude of around 1,200 feet.
> 
> I have not been able to identify it. The leaves are strong and thick
> making the curl un-curlable. There appears to be no bulbs, tubers or
> corms, just a few roots.
> 
> Would you happen to know anyone who might know what it is? If you do,
> please feel free to forward this. I'd love to know what this mystery
> plant is! - Thanks, Ann Coffey
> 
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