Tropicals forum→Please ID this Medinilla

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Asheboro, NC
Nov 19, 2019 12:48 PM CST
I am sure this Medinilla but what species could this be?
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Nov 19, 2019 12:52 PM CST
Have you ever seen blooms on this plant? I wouldn't have recognized it as Medinilla but the leaves do somewhat resemble those of Medinilla (Medinilla scortechinii)

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Asheboro, NC
Nov 19, 2019 1:08 PM CST
They have some similarities but this plant has a whorled pattern with four leaves each instead of two that are opposite of each other. I don't recall seeing it bloom. I do know that it is epiphytic.
Asheboro, NC
Nov 23, 2019 10:31 AM CST
This is a better picture of the plant
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St. Johns, FL (Zone 9a)
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Nov 23, 2019 11:59 AM CST
Apparently there are several species with whorls of leaves like the one pictured. Hopefully it will bloom so you can get a positive ID.
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