Manfreda undulata 'Chocolate Chips'

Tue, 12 Jun 2012 05:37:48 PDT
I wonder if this is a bat pollinated flower then?

The ratio of stamen length to pistil seems to preclude hummingbirds and favour bats?


" Message du 12/06/12 14:13
> De : "Jim McKenney" 
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>  I'm usually pretty good with scents, but this one is definitely different. As I was falling asleep last night the scent drifted in through my bedroom window and woke me up. I noticed then that there is also a fermented fruit quality to the scent. "

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