Vanhouttea lanata

Photo by Alan Lavergne
Grown by Alan Lavergne

This unusual gesneriad grows tall and rangy, and has an unusual calyx form, where the calyx enfolds the flower bud in a manner similar to a bract, opening only to allow the flower to emerge.  Other photos can be seen here,  here and here.



Alphabetical listing


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  • Spoon

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  • Strap