Odd flower

Discussion in 'Plants: Identification' started by Ventor, Aug 28, 2007.

  1. Ventor

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    Hi there! I'm hoping you all can help me out a bit here. I'm trying to identify this flower. It's reminiscent of a sunflower (to me at least) but I can't say I've ever seen it before. There's a larger version here.
     

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  2. saltcedar

    saltcedar Rising Contributor 10 Years

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    It looks like a Arctotis Cv..

    HTH
    Chris
     
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  3. Ventor

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    Thank you. It does kind of look like an Arctotis. I still can't seem to find others of its specific kind though...perhaps it's some random hybrid or something. *shrug*
     
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    mkplant Active Member 10 Years

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    To me it looks like a Venidium. Try google images for venidium-there are some there that look very similiar to yours.
     
  5. saltcedar

    saltcedar Rising Contributor 10 Years

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    Genus: Venidium Less.

    Synonym of: Arctotis L.
    Family: Asteraceae
    Altfamily: Compositae
    Genus number: 16947
    Last updated: 17-Sep-1996
    List of Species Records in GRIN.

    From this website (below)
    The present study does not support recognition of a monophyletic Venidium.
    http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/full/93/8/1222

    HTH
    Chris
     

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