Plant ID forum: Can anyone ID this beauty?

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Name: Carly Rush
San Diego California (Zone 10a)
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carlysuko
Feb 1, 2018 9:33 PM CST
Hi

I saw this plant at the zoo today, had a semi vining semi bushy habit. They had it draped over a toucan cage.

Thank you
Carly








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Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
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Silversurfer
Feb 2, 2018 4:13 AM CST
Love your extremely clear pics.
It is Oxera pulchella...common name Royal creeper. it comes from new Caledonia.

It is on the IUCN red list

http://maps.iucnredlist.org/ma...

http://www.fairchildgarden.org...

http://mgonline.com/media/Imag...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

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plantladylin
Feb 2, 2018 6:38 AM CST
Wow, great photos and what a beauty! Thumbs up We currently don't have any photos of Royal Creeper (Oxera pulchella) in our database so I hope you will add a few!
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Name: Carly Rush
San Diego California (Zone 10a)
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carlysuko
Feb 2, 2018 10:29 AM CST
Silversurfer said:Love your extremely clear pics.
It is Oxera pulchella...common name Royal creeper. it comes from new Caledonia.

It is on the IUCN red list

http://maps.iucnredlist.org/ma...

http://www.fairchildgarden.org...

http://mgonline.com/media/Imag...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...


Hi Silversurfer

Thank you, that is really cool.
Name: Carly Rush
San Diego California (Zone 10a)
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carlysuko
Feb 2, 2018 10:30 AM CST
plantladylin said:Wow, great photos and what a beauty! Thumbs up We currently don't have any photos of Royal Creeper (Oxera pulchella) in our database so I hope you will add a few!



Hi Lin,

I sure will! Thank you.

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