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jmorth
Mar 27, 2016 5:18 PM CST
IDed as an Aeschynanthus
From a botanical garden's conservatory. Leaves seem to look 'hoya-ish'.

Thanks for any assistance rendered.

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Name: Jean
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Moonhowl
Mar 27, 2016 5:32 PM CST
Possibly one of the Aeschynanthus...lipstick plant ?

http://www.cloudjungle.com/sho...
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DaisyI
Mar 27, 2016 5:33 PM CST
Okay, my thoughts: Although the leaves are opposite (as are Hoya), they appear to be a little fuzzy. I haven't come across any fuzzy leaved Hoya.

Also, Hoya are Asclepiad and the flower form is very distinct. That flower is not a Hoya flower.

Its interesting, though. Maybe someone will have some thoughts on what it is.

Daisy
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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Mar 27, 2016 5:36 PM CST
We cross posted but Jean may have it. Look at this photo of Aeschynanthus radicans:

https://www.google.com/search?...
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Name: Jean
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Moonhowl
Mar 27, 2016 5:40 PM CST
Hi Daisy, I was off trying to find a better picture...found a whole list of Aeschynanthus to choose from. Smiling
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)

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plantladylin
Mar 27, 2016 5:55 PM CST
I agree, definitely an Aeschynanthus. It reminds me of one I have/had Lipstick Vine (Aeschynanthus radicans 'Mona Lisa')
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jmorth
Mar 27, 2016 6:37 PM CST
Wow, you guys are right on it. Here's the next pic I took...

It didn't even occur to me their was a bloom hidden in there (1st pic).

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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Mar 28, 2016 7:33 AM CST
Pretty!
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jmorth
Mar 28, 2016 5:20 PM CST
Thanks
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