Plant ID forum: Name of this plant please?

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HI
Gongo
Jun 19, 2017 9:11 PM CST
My wife came home with two potted plants and asked me to wrap with wire mesh so that vines can attach. The plant has a cute lantern shaped flowers. I searched all over the web but 17 years later, we can't find the name. Please help!

Thank you very much.

George


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Xeramtheum
Jun 19, 2017 9:51 PM CST
Hi Gongo and welcome to NGA!

What you have there is Ceropegia ampliata.

Taper Vine (Ceropegia ampliata)
"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

G'Kar
HI
Gongo
Jun 19, 2017 10:39 PM CST
Hi Xeramtheum.

Thank you so much! Now I can tell everybody what this plant is all about! And what a great site this is. This is the second plant's name I had answer at this site. The other one was full terete Vanda.

Aloha

George
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purpleinopp
Jun 20, 2017 5:19 AM CST
Hi & welcome! What a super-cool plant!
Taper Vine (Ceropegia ampliata)
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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Jun 20, 2017 6:35 AM CST
You're quite welcome George!

The Ceropegia genus has some very strange looking flowers .. you can check them out here:

https://garden.org/plants/sear...

I have a few in my collection.
"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

G'Kar
HI
Gongo
Jun 20, 2017 3:34 PM CST
Thank you everyone!

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