[Plant-biology] Re: Please Help Identify House Plant
sammy at nospammy.com
Wed May 3 14:08:56 EST 2006
On Wed, 03 May 2006 08:35:25 -0500, monique
<monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu> wrote:
>A photo or comparison would be helpful. Here is a starting point:
>How does your plant differ from this?
The leaves on my plant are more shield like than the rounded ones in
the picture and more sharply toothed. The flowers seems the same. I
wonder if what I have is a relative. Thanks.
>> It's been growing in a hanging basket in a shady window for about 2
>> years. Quite bushy. Leaves look similar to those on strawberry
>> plants. This spring it sprouted flowers - a big surprise. They are
>> about an inch and a half long and bell shaped. They are white with
>> purple dots at the opening. They are on a stalk with 3 or 4 around
>> each position. These positions are spaced about an inch from each
>> other, along the stalk. I am completely mystified by what this
>> supermarket bought plant is. There was no identification on the pot.
>> Thanks for any help here.
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