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bromelia2010June 30, 2011

What is the name?

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flora_uk(SW UK 8/9)

Can you give us any more information? Did you sow a seed? Plant a tiny 'bulb'? Where did it come from? Location, climate etc. What is the underside of the leaves like? Can you give us an in focus view?
From the leaf it could be a cyclamen but it's not a newly sprouted cyclamen seedling since they have a single leaf and no visible corm to start with. May be a one year old baby cylamen corm?

    Bookmark   July 1, 2011 at 6:05AM
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vetivert8(NI-NZ zone 9a)

I'd second the Cyclamen choice. If a seed pod gently drooped into the pot-next-door it would be easy to miss - particularly if you had stashed this pot in the picture to wait for a slow-geminating group of seeds.

Or Haemanthus...

    Bookmark   July 4, 2011 at 5:47AM
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bromelia2010

No, this is not a Ciclamen.

The plant was obtained from seeds ... two years ago. Last year a snail ate only leaf...came a year ago that these two leaves of the bulb but the plant does not advance, is very slow to develop.

Could be a Ceropegia ????

    Bookmark   July 24, 2011 at 10:50PM
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vetivert8(NI-NZ zone 9a)

That's a serious possibility! What did you plant? C woodii's tuber is often a dark reddish brown so I'm guessing it's not that.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2011 at 5:37AM
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