Plant Database forum: Confused about a database listing

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Name: Lin
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Jun 12, 2017 10:34 AM CST
Escallonia rigida

Catalogue of Life shows 0 listings for Escallonia rigida and upon googling I found the following listings for Escallonia x rigida:

But I also found two listings at Tropicos for E. rigida


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Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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Jun 13, 2017 8:20 AM CST

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Thanks for the heads up and the links you've provided Lin. It does appear that this plant is a hybrid cross, or cultivar of horticultural origin and therefor wouldn't appear in the COL. I'll dig into this further.

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