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vine with leaves clinging to trunk if palm tree; appeared to have texture of foam or sponge


shady area of hostel landscape


the next morning it lay in pieces on the ground

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auntnance123 11 years ago

On closer inspection I've realized the flower is indeed attached to the trunk of the tree (a habit of the guyabano). Supposing that the vine is a type of epiphytic philodendron, I've seached and searched for an ID. Can anyone please HELP?
(thanks, alice and nath, for the help.)

auntnance123 11 years ago

It sure appears that you're correct. But this flower was 'on' the vine just six feet up the trunk of a pretty big tree and I don't recall any other such flowers among its leaves or branches.

alice and nath
alice and nath 11 years ago

The flower is a guyabano flower. The vine, I don't know but maybe not related to the guyabano.

alice and nath
alice and nath 11 years ago

I used to play with a similar flower in the Philippines. I can't remember the name.

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Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on Feb 4, 2011
Submitted on Apr 4, 2011

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