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Columnea (Dalbergaria) ornata

Photo by Ron Myhr
Grown at Smithsonian Institution Greenhouses

Note the "fan" of leaves at the end of the stem, often characteristic of the Dalbergaria section of the genus.  An alternate collection of this species has leaves with red undersides and a darker color flower.   The flowers and leaves orient naturally in parallel horizontal planes, as seen here.


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