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Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Lepismium (Rhipsalis) paranganiense


OMG...I think I have found my plant...unless it turns out to be a farce. It sure looks exactly like the plant my sister in law gave me the cutting off of! As soon as I saw this, I knew it was perfect in size, length, shape, color...everything! It looks like it could be rare, from Bolivia! Here is all I can find on it so far!

Lepismium (Rhipsalis) paranganiense An interesting Bolivian species that often retains its ’juvenile’ leaf structure, that of a more-or-less cylindrical stem, covered with short spines. Later the plants will form tri-angled leaves with undulating margins. The creamy-white flowers are fairly large.

3 comments:

Donna said...

Wow, that is a lovely looking plant. I don't think I've seen anything like that before. I love the trailing leaves. It's beautiful.

Kelly said...

Wow! That's wild looking! I love it!

Stapeliad said...

That is one of the coolest plants I've ever seen!!!!!!!!!!!