061110PR-3 Chennai - growing from one leaf

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Padmini Raghavan

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Nov 5, 2010, 4:10:28 PM11/5/10
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A Zamioculcas zamiifolia  growing from just one leaf.
 Called the ZZ plant.
Rgds,
Padmini Raghavan.
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tanay bose

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Nov 5, 2010, 4:18:03 PM11/5/10
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Neat plant..
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Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 5, 2010, 4:25:05 PM11/5/10
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Zamioculcas zamiifolia Engl. Pflanzenr. (Engler) Arac.-Poth. 305.

Thanks a lot for sharing. I had been longing to know the name of this
plant since a long time...

Pankaj

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Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 5, 2010, 4:29:36 PM11/5/10
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Yeah it does look like Zamia as the name suggest and infact when I saw
it for the first time, I bought it thinking of some Zamia, but
realised it was an angiosperm.
Regards
Pankaj

Vijayasankar

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Nov 5, 2010, 5:39:42 PM11/5/10
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Interesting name!!! Tongue-twisting but!

Regards

Vijayasankar


mani nair

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Nov 5, 2010, 9:33:15 PM11/5/10
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Padmini ji, nice plant.  Is it flowering type?

Regards,

Mani.
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