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PlantFiles Pictures: Yellow Orchid Vine (Mascagnia Macroptera)

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JJsgarden
Northern Piedmont, NC
(Zone 7b)

October 27, 2002
2:23 AM

Post #394704

Yellow Orchid Vine, Yellow Butterfly Vine, Gallinita
Callaeum macropterum


Seedpods are a winged chartreuse, papery and become tan as they ripen. They resemble butterflies...thus, the common name Butterfly Vine.

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Weezingreens
Seward, AK
(Zone 3b)


October 27, 2002
3:51 AM

Post #394779

JJgarden: This is a wonderful picture of the seed pod. It really does look like a butterfly, doesn't it?

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