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Colchicaceae, Gloriosa spp. – Gabon, Central West Africa

February 2, 2012

Saw this vine, with these impressive flowers, growing amongst hedges on the beach in Point Denis, across from Libreville, Gabon. Thank you to a reader’s comment below for helping me with the ID.

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  1. February 3, 2012 10:08:20 am

    That looks like a member of the Gloriosa lily family.

    • February 3, 2012 10:08:52 am

      Thanks for the comment and ID help. Looks on point to me. I’ll track down the species.

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