Monday, January 7, 2008

Hodgsonia macrocarpa var. capniocarpa

This climber is at the start of the Climber Collection. It is a huge plant that flowers at night, but it has great amount of fruits hanging around Nov. The fruits are juicy but are crawling with ants which protect the fruits. Oil can be extracted from the seeds. It is a rare rainforest plant.

1 comment:

Brian said...

Appreciate the pictures. This plant makes a very interesting flower. do you have any pictures of the flower?
Im have also been very interested in obtaining a specimen or seeds of this plant. Know of any sources that might have it?