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#37002 May 3rd, 2007 at 10:31 AM
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[img]http://picasaweb.google.com/MBEdens/MysteryPlant02/photo#5060400838295668706[/img] I saw this growing in an old abandoned homeplace at one time it was in someones front yard probably 40 years ago there was a house there. It is about 4ft tall 3ft wide bush has small well concealed thorns it has red berries that poen to flowersvery unusual plant. Thanks Betty

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That has to be one of the most unusual plants I have ever seen. I have idea what it is, though.


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alankhart #37055 May 3rd, 2007 at 02:00 PM
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I couldn't see a picture????????


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alankhart #37057 May 3rd, 2007 at 02:11 PM
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the flower looks similar to anthurium or peace lily. are you sure that the bush/plant has thorns? maybe something else (a thorny vine) is wrapped around this plant?


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weezie13 #37058 May 3rd, 2007 at 02:12 PM
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Using google type in the first line of Betty's post as a website. Minus the [img tags

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I did, but nothing comes up for it???

http://picasaweb.google.com/MBEdens

Can you put a link for me???
*if it's different than the one above..*


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weezie13 #37060 May 3rd, 2007 at 02:27 PM
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this is what I get when I use the one link provided.
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Your search - http://picasaweb.google.com/MBEdens - did not match any documents.

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weezie13 #37061 May 3rd, 2007 at 02:28 PM
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ohhhhhhhhhhhh man, is that wierd or what..
On my copy here, there is no link....
*when I copied/pasted it here,
a link showed up*

I'll go look...


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That's weird Weezie.

I could see it by taking on the [IMG stuff and copying/pasting into the address bar....BUT I have no clue what that is! why

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Try this link to Betty's photo

I think it looks like an Erythrina of some sort.
Maybe Erythrina crista-galli?

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Zuzu, I think you've got it,
and I think you've got an eagle's eye..
Gosh you're good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Wow that has to be it! And like Weezie said--you are good! thumbup

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Aww, my thanks to both of you,
it's a pleasure to help when I can. grin


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grin flwr thumbup clap


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It is small very sharp thorns at base of leaf Betty

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It is very sharp small thorn at the base of leaf on under side Betty

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Yes that is it thanks so much I knew yall would know Thanks Betty

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apparently, picasaweb no longer allows "hotlinks" to photos.

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Yep, it's still workin'...
I just checked it...
(I thought it was wierd, but finalllllllllly
got it to work for me..)


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it is a subtropical, I have heard it called a few things it is in the anthurium family

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it is a fire cracker bush/tree


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