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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Aug 8, 2012 6:30 PM CST
I've never seen this plant, very unusual! Thanks for posting.
Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Calif_Sue
Aug 8, 2012 9:28 PM CST

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Exotic looking isn't it?!
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Name: Chris
Ripon, Wisconsin
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goldfinch4
Aug 9, 2012 12:31 AM CST
Wow, impressive!
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Name: mj
Central Florida
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mjsponies
Jan 17, 2014 9:40 AM CST
This is one that's at the top of my want list.
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Name: Calin
Weston-super-mare UK (Zone 7b)
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fixpix
Jan 20, 2014 1:23 AM CST
Wow, new to me too!
Would that curly thing be the "flower" ?
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jmorth
Feb 9, 2014 3:20 AM CST
I think I night have seen one inside the geodesic dome at MOBOT in St Louis some years back. Weird and unusual w/ an inherent symmetrical beauty. Nice photo Sue..
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Calif_Sue
Feb 9, 2014 10:54 AM CST

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Thank you jmorth.

@fixpix, sorry your question never got answered, I am not sure what the curly thing would be called. Shrug!
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jmorth
Feb 10, 2014 12:59 PM CST
Found pic from 2009 of same.


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Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Feb 15, 2014 10:42 AM CST

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@fixpix that's the spadix which curls as it ages. Very Super cool.
http://araceae.e-monocot.org/taxonomy/term/1515
...spadix pale green to white or grayish-white, straight when young, becoming spiralled in age, 12-80 cm long,...

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Name: Calin
Weston-super-mare UK (Zone 7b)
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fixpix
Feb 17, 2014 7:33 AM CST
Wow, snake-ish !

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