Plant ID forum: Taper Vine (Ceropegia ampliata)

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thalia67
Mar 23, 2015 6:46 AM CST
this is a vine I inherited, some time ago, it never gets leaves or any kind of apparatus to cling with.
I have called it a Penis vine, for obvious reasons
Do you have any idea what it is called?
Thanks
Thalia Rodkin





Name: Ursula
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Ursula
Mar 23, 2015 6:51 AM CST
This is a Ceropegia. It looks to me like Ceropegia ampliata. And this is super well grown!! Lovey dubby
Name: Celia
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Zencat
Mar 23, 2015 9:30 AM CST
Very cool! I have never seen this one.
Name: Ursula
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Ursula
Mar 23, 2015 12:05 PM CST
Celia, I have never seen a Ceropegia I didn't like. Some are downright bizarre!
Name: Celia
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Zencat
Mar 23, 2015 12:18 PM CST
Perhaps I can keep one in a pot as it doesn't look to be hardy here in Z7.
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Ursula
Mar 23, 2015 12:24 PM CST
Yes, you can, bring it in Summer outside.
Name: Celia
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Zencat
Mar 23, 2015 3:22 PM CST
Thank You!
Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Mar 23, 2015 5:07 PM CST
Wowza! That is an awesome C ampliata - it's also called Bushman's Pipe.
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Ursula
Mar 30, 2015 7:14 AM CST
What happened to @thalia67 ?

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