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azuledos
Fortín de las Flores
Mexico
(Zone 10b)

November 17, 2013
10:12 AM

Post #9711054

Can anyone tell me what this weird plant is called in English, and it's scientific name? Locally here in eastern Mexico it's called "panza de rana" presumably for the warty green succulent-like flower. The arrow-shaped leaves are about 4" long, and the heavy, thick "flower" is about 1½" by ¾" . Thanks, Carmen

azuledos
Fortín de las Flores
Mexico
(Zone 10b)

November 17, 2013
10:31 AM

Post #9711070

Images failed to upload--here they are, I hope!

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Vestia
San Francisco, CA

November 17, 2013
12:13 PM

Post #9711103

It's a Dorstenia
azuledos
Fortín de las Flores
Mexico
(Zone 10b)

November 17, 2013
12:50 PM

Post #9711128

Thank you, Vestia. With your help I've recorded it as Dorstenia contrajerva (Torus Herb) Tusilla/Yerba Santa

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