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Streptocarpus fanninae rhizomes

Photo by Dirk Bellstedt
Grown by Dirk Bellstedt

This photo nicely illustrates the creeping "rhizomes" of this species, from which arise the leaves.  Like other Streptocarpus species in the rosulate group, the leaves arise directly from the base of the plant, with no conventional stem.  The flowers can be seen here.

 

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