Is this an Alien ?

Discussion in 'Plants and Biodiversity Stumpers' started by ginger749, May 3, 2007.

  1. ginger749

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    If not , What is it ?
     

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    Ron B Paragon of Plants 10 Years

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    Looks like something in the wandering Jew family.
     
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    Not a wandering Jew ,

    Clue # 1 .
    I have one 7 ft. tall ?
     
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    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Definitely an alien . . . ;-)
     
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    grass family?
     
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    No David in L A ,

    It`s not in the grass family.
     
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    Now we are getting somewhere. It's clearly an AUSTR-alien.
     
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    ET. Revisited ?
     
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    The rhizome of a Colocasia - ornamental taro. Given the dark colour, let me hazard a more exacting guess - Colocasia esculenta 'Black Magic'.
     
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    Well done WG .
    I did have some good clues .
    Like Animals from Africa & India.

    The Shipping Container in the first Pic. is 9 Ft. Tall .

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