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not sure what this guy is but we call him the space plant

This is a discussion on not sure what this guy is but we call him the space plant within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; Originally Posted by espranch Bruce if you "google" Dorstenia hildebrandii under images, you will see ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by espranch View Post
    Bruce if you "google" Dorstenia hildebrandii under images, you will see a picture of your plant. (but I think you already know this) LOL! Betty :-)
    Hi Betty, I believe Paul had the name correct with Dorstenia foetida.

    Thanks for your help though, I really appreciate it!

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    From what I read, assuming it is a D. foetida, the sap will have a rather disagreeable/foul odor. Cin, perhaps if you ask BD nicely he will harvest some seeds for you.

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    Thanks BD for posting pic of such an interesting plant.Had me poring over my reference books. and found a picture of the plant but without the flowers in the RHS Encylopaedia of House Plants and so could not positively ID it.

    Thanks Paul and others for IDing it. Will save me a few sleepless nights.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pavel View Post
    Well it appears I can narrow down your search. My sources tell me that it is some sort of Dorstenia possibly Dorstenia foetida
    Completely agree with Pavel ! I had seen one at my Uni Bremen Greenhouse. They are very interesting.

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