Plant ID forum→Gardenia? Some kinda ginger? Waxy, rounded leaves

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brunofrankie
Jun 6, 2020 3:34 PM CST
Please to ID this plant I bought off the corner today! Any idea what it is?
Gardenia/some kinda ginger ideas don't exactly fit, and I haven't been able to Google the answer.

Grateful for any thoughts and thank you.

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piksihk
Jun 6, 2020 3:41 PM CST

Welcome to Garden.org. Welcome!

The leaves do look like my gardenia plant. Hopefully someone else will chime in.
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Jun 6, 2020 3:58 PM CST


Looks more like Magnolia grandiflora to me.

You bought it off the street corner!!????!! Confused Confused
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Iochroma
Jun 7, 2020 6:00 AM CST
Clusia rosea
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DaisyI
Jun 7, 2020 10:20 AM CST
It does look like Clusia rosea (autograph tree).
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gingin
Jun 7, 2020 2:16 PM CST
My first thought was also magnolia
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tofitropic
Jun 7, 2020 8:57 PM CST
in the clusia rosea camp, the leaves are opposite, clusia rosea princess I believes, quite popular.

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