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Cup of Golden Vine, Golden Chalice Vine or Hawaiian Lily

Solandra maxima

Description:

Garden plant with huge single flowers as you can see. Cup shaped. quite distinctive and stand out. Petals are fused together to form a cup shaped corolla with lobes. Classification: Plantae, Angiosperms,eudicots, Asterids, Solanales, Solanaceae. Solanaceae is a very important family and includes amongst others tomato, brinjals, nightshades.

Habitat:

Cool, climes of Cameron Highlands, moist, wet, climate, fertile soil. This is endemic to Mexico and South America. Obviously, it seems to have been naturalised here.

Notes:

Solanaceae is a very important family and includes amongst others tomato, brinjals, nightshades, potatoes and so on. Please credit me @jyothimenon

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Cup of Gold Vine
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1 Comment

TheSmartBilli
TheSmartBilli 8 years ago

Hi dandoucette, thanks for the info :)

TheSmartBilli
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TheSmartBilli

Malaysia

Spotted on Sep 9, 2012
Submitted on Sep 12, 2012

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