Re: Cephalotus monstrosity

Date: Tue Jul 13 1999 - 19:07:19 PDT

Date: Tue, 13 Jul 1999 22:07:19 EDT
Message-Id: <aabcdefg2566$foo@default>
Subject: Re: Cephalotus monstrosity

Sorry to all that got frustrated trying to view the photos. I had a version
control problem that I wasn't aware of as the photos loaded fine for me.
Thanks to Andrew
Broome and (MARIN) for pointing me in the right direction.
The photos should view ok now.
Ron Sbragia

> Hi all,
> I think the mutated Cephalotus leaves in question are actually a more
> primitive form of pitcher which the plant is displaying... in effect, a
> "throwback" to an earlier evolutionary stage. I've forgotten where I read
> this, and I hope someone else could maybe explain this phenomenon a bit
> in genetic/molecular terms. I believe there is a word for this occurance
> plants; I hope someone out there knows what it is because it's making me
> nuts that I can't remember. I'll keep looking for it in my books if no one
> else can enlighten us...
> > .
> Ron, I couldn't load the pictures on this page. It's most likely my
> but you may want to check it.
> -Tierney

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