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Guzmania2010
Mexico
Mexico

January 26, 2013
4:57 PM

Post #9398518

Grows wild in Argentina. the flowers smell like honey bee.
at least we would like to know which family belongs

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vngarden
Seattle, WA

January 26, 2013
8:26 PM

Post #9398711

family Solanaceae?

Just guessing on this one. Low probability and not confident!
Rlalique
Bristol
United Kingdom

January 26, 2013
11:40 PM

Post #9398776

Looks like a Mandevilla.
Rlalique
Bristol
United Kingdom

January 26, 2013
11:48 PM

Post #9398778

Further research i would say Macrosiphonia longiflora.
KayJones
Lee's Summit, MO
(Zone 6a)

January 27, 2013
3:45 AM

Post #9398813

Beautiful!

I wonder where you can get this plant - if anyone knows, dmail me!!!
Vestia
San Francisco, CA

January 27, 2013
3:34 PM

Post #9399368

Rlalique wrote:Further research i would say Macrosiphonia longiflora.


aka Mandevilla longiflora

KayJones
Lee's Summit, MO
(Zone 6a)

January 27, 2013
3:43 PM

Post #9399376

I've grown the white Mandevilla and mine didn't look like the O.P.'s pictures. After searching for Macrosiphonia longiflora. I don't see the plant offered here in the USA.
Vestia
San Francisco, CA

January 27, 2013
4:36 PM

Post #9399418

the name Macrosiphonia is a considered by some to be a synonym of Mandevilla. See Simoes, et al, Novon 2007
KayJones
Lee's Summit, MO
(Zone 6a)

January 27, 2013
4:58 PM

Post #9399430

Ok, I finally found an image for Mandevilla longiflora:

http://plantillustrations.org/illustration.php?id_illustration=33222

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