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This is a discussion on Space Plant.... within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; I know this guy has a proper name, but I like to call him my ...

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    Default Space Plant....

    I know this guy has a proper name, but I like to call him my space plant. He is also refered to as my sunshine plant. Can you guess why?

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    Cheers!
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    Cool, BD. What is it? The leaves and stem look a bit lik schefflera. Tell us, tell us!

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    Default Mystery plant

    I agree, it looks a little like a scheflera, but then the stems almost look like they might be in the Euphorbia family with the 'Desert Rose' group...but the blooms are all wrong for Desert Rose.

    Does it have thorns and ooze milky sap when LIGHTLY scratched?

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    Default the mystery continues....

    Quote Originally Posted by ATester

    Does it have thorns and ooze milky sap when LIGHTLY scratched?
    Nope, no thorns and but it does have a milky ooze. The little guy can break off at a joint and land on the ground and start growing again; however, it grows VERY slowly. This one is several years old and is still very tiny.

    Cheers!
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    Another oddity... but it doesn't look like an alien... Just a bit, uhmmm scraggly...

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    The desert rose is an Adenium obesum, part of Apochyanacea (sp)

    It doesnt look like a Euphorbia

    Not a Pachypodium.

    Most likely somewhere in the Apoch. family.

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