What would an aroid look like if it were a sentient being? My first visionary answer yielded two possibilities: one anthropomorphic and one completely non-humanoid. As my imagination would have it, both are represented on Aroidia. The one I stood face to face with at the conclusion of the first installment in this series of articles was the anthropomorphic kind. But what would the life cycle of these moving, non-animal entities consist of?
Many years ago, I was in a college dorm where I could have only a plant or two. However, before I went to college, I had a small tropical garden in Maryland long before it was fashionable to have a tropical garden up north, so what I was suffering from was severe plant withdrawal. This malady was not assuaged by having just a couple of plants, and I was desperate to find an outlet for my botanical creativity. What I've written here is the first in a series of articles that will share with you the journey of imagination I embarked upon. . .