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This is a discussion on Ant Plant within the A Kodak Moment: not necessarily plants... forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Dischidia pectinoides, it is a member of the milk weed family . the pods have ...

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    Dischidia pectinoides, it is a member of the milk weed family . the pods have roots in them , ants travel through them and leave debris that supplies food for the plant . It has to tough it at my house . It is growing with the in the house plants fed and watered along with the orchids . Gin
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    cool. I have this one without a tag. Now I know what it is!

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    I saw a lot of these being sold at the shop but never had any idea what they are because none of them have tags. Some of them are planted in big snail's shell.

    Thanks for posting this, Gin. Now I too, know what they are

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    Gin, you're mean. You're depriving that poor plant of its ants?

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    So that's what it looks like. I've heard of this one before. Never saw a pic. Nice.

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    This one was in a snail shell , from a box store , I have had it quite a long time . Louis do not, and I repete Do not, send ants . It is in bloom, and will have a lot of seeds later on, want some ? Gin

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    Dang.

    I found some really nice juicy black ones under a log yesterday; was gonna Priority 'em to your house.



    Sure, that'd be awesome if you could send seeds! I'd love em!





    You sure about the ants? They really are juicy and big and it wouldn't take a second to scoop some in an envelope. Poor plant. I feel sorry for the plant without its ants.

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    Louis, I will send them , it will be a little bit before they are ready. Gin

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    Oh...the relative of hoya..
    i think this might not an ant plant...or I forgot...

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    Well, Gin, I'll still take your word for it that it's an ant plant, since I've never actually seen an ant plant.

    So whatever it is, it still looks cool, and we have lots of big ants in case they want to check it out and leave debris, and I'm definitely looking forward to those seeds! (i'm still going to send you something, Gin... )

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