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A few final shots from my Meijer Gardens trip

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    Default A few final shots from my Meijer Gardens trip

    So now that I have been snowbound for the day, seems like a good time to post those last pics I promised/"threatened" y'all with back when I posted the orchid shots.



    The Hippestrum was perhaps the deepest, richest red I have seen



    A few shots from the carnivorous plant room at the Gardens







    There was no tag on this tree but I think it might be an Araucaria araucana. It had a very "Norfolk pine" look about it though the leaves did not look like anything one would want to brush up against -- rather pokey with what appeared to be almost serrated edges.





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    That's a Monkey Puzzel Tree. (Araucaria araucana). The national tree of Chile.

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    Wow beautiful pictures.

    Quote Originally Posted by jeffrey6115 View Post
    That's a Monkey Puzzel Tree. (Araucaria araucana). The national tree of Chile.
    Its actually a relative Araucaria augustifolia. A. araucana has darker, bigger and more equilateral scales and the growth is quite compact.

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    Very cool pics and plants! Thanks for showing us!

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    Very cool, Paul! Thanks for posting these. I needed a warm up today. It is cold here. haha... Love the monkey tree and the nepenthes!

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    Thanks for the nepenthes photos!

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    Love the neps and the tree...

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