exotic rooty ground plant

Discussion in 'Plants: Identification' started by ledzipline, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. ledzipline

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    What is this? I've been searching all over the internet and can't find anything!

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    Thanks guys.
     

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  2. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    I thought it was something in the Apocynaceae, but didn't know the species, so I asked Douglas Justice, Curator of Collections here at UBC.

    His reply?

    Pachypodium brevicaule
     
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    roneill Active Member 10 Years

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    That is a fascinating plant. Does anyone know where I could find seeds/cuttings over on Vancouver Island?

    I would love to add that to my collection!
     
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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Are you a member of the Victoria Cactus & Succulent Society? Talking (and eventually trading) with other enthusiasts is sometimes the best way to find specialty plants. I notice they have a sale scheduled in May, if you want to take your chances that one will be there.
     
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    roneill Active Member 10 Years

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    That's an excellent suggestion Daniel. Thank you!
     
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    wow that plant is really cool!
     

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