Columnea elongatifolia

Photo by Leslie Brothers, copyright Smithsonian Institution
Grown at Smithsonian Institution greenhouses

This photo illustrates the hairy nature of this species.  Species with similar hairy calyces and protuberances on the corolla face can look very much like large insects.  Another photo of the species can be seen here.

Also known as Trichantha angustifolia.

USBRG 1994-143


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