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Orange blooms, large heart-shaped leaves

Posted by stitchem zone 9, Central Fl (My Page) on
Thu, Jun 19, 14 at 11:56

This interesting-looking vine with Orange blooms coming out of pod like things, with large heart-shaped leaves is growing in Sarasota, FL. Can anyone ID this please?


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RE: Orange blooms, large heart-shaped leaves

It belongs to Costus genera.

Rgds


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RE: Orange blooms, large heart-shaped leaves

  • Posted by stitchem zone 9, Central Fl (My Page) on
    Sat, Jun 21, 14 at 10:21

Thanks Dryadella! I think I made a mistake in my description, as the heard shaped leaves are from another vine. The pods' leaves are long and narrow.

This post was edited by stitchem on Sat, Jun 21, 14 at 10:23


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RE: Orange blooms, large heart-shaped leaves

The vine is Dioscorea, probably D. bulbifera.


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RE: Orange blooms, large heart-shaped leaves

  • Posted by stitchem zone 9, Central Fl (My Page) on
    Sun, Jun 22, 14 at 15:05

Thanks saltcedar!


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