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mystery vine


By Ankie

can anyone identify this little houseplant,it is a little vine with pods and little spikes with sturdy leaves




Hi Ankie - I feel bad at letting you down. I really have tried to identify you plant via ref. books, but can't find anything like it. So sorry.

14 Nov, 2007


hi, i'm affraid i am also stumped on this one the only thing i have seen remotely like would be an asclepias 'moby dick' that has big green seed pods like this but they are hairy and the plant looks nothing like it asclepias are usually shrubs or perennials rather than vines, and i have not known one that has spikes. do you have any more info about it at all, where did you get it from, what do the leaves feel like, does it have a sap of any kind ect..

15 Nov, 2007


I recently ran across a picture of a plant that looked exactly like this one while trying to find out what my plant is. I think it might be a Thruppence Ravioli Plant, or Scientific name of "Dischidia Pectinoides." I hope this helps.

31 Jan, 2008

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