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Jungles of Mexico

This is a discussion on Jungles of Mexico within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; I wanted to share these exceptional plants that I found in Kohunlich Mexico. The first ...

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    Default Jungles of Mexico

    I wanted to share these exceptional plants that I found in Kohunlich Mexico.
    The first is Tradescantia spathacea which I found growing on the wall of a Mayan Ruin. This plant is commonly known as Moses-in-a- cradle or Moses-in-a-basket, Boatlilly or Oyster Plant It has three other botanical names: Rhoeo discolor, R. spathacea and Tradescantia discolor.
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    The next one is an aerial cactus of some sort growing on a Kohun Palm Tree. The Kohun palm produces a small nut which is used to make carvings of small animals.
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    So many beautiful things to see in our world and so little time!
    Thanks for looking.

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    Those are amazing photos! I love the Tradescantia spathacea. It looks so good growing on that wall of the ruin. I would love to visit the jungles of Mexico. I have only been lucky enough to visit some cost areas on both sides. It looks beautiful. Thanks for sharing your photos with us!

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    Very cool. The second one especially is really interesting looking.

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    The first picture is beautiful, so is the second one actually!
    ... Seems like you had an amazing trip!

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    I feel warmer just looking at the photos!

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    Pretty pics!! Thanks for sharing them!
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    looks like a wonderful trip...I had a Moses in the Cradle...too messy of a plant for me. It was displaced by orchids

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