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unknown plant - HUGE seed pod!!!

Posted by ecofabulous NC (My Page) on
Fri, Nov 15, 13 at 11:07

hi there!

we came across a vine with seed pods about 12in long! (probably invasive)

I have attached a photo of the leaf and the edge of the large seed pod which has a right-angled edge. (seeds are immature and pink right now)

please help me id this crazy plant!


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RE: unknown plant - HUGE seed pod!!!

Do you have a picture of the whole plant and an intact seedpod?

RE: unknown plant - HUGE seed pod!!!

sadly no.

I was brought this specimen in this condition.

here is a photo of just the seed pod (or legume) if this helps.

flesh smells like a nectarine, weird.


RE: unknown plant - HUGE seed pod!!!

Japanese Sword Bean ?? Canavalia gladiata. I've never seen it myself. Just a guess.

RE: unknown plant - HUGE seed pod!!!

that looks like it!

thanks so much floral_uk!

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