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Help in ID-ing plant? - weird leaf.jpg

David B. Hedrick davidbhedrick at icx.net
Wed May 7 21:29:40 EST 1997


	Fleshy stems becoming woody with age?  No clearly defined cortex-pith
distinction?  Loves sunlight?  Easily starts from a leaf or small stem? 
Often happy growing in a jar of water?  Flowers usually pink, sometimes
orange, red, or white?  Never seen one.  

	But seriously now, folks, it's a begonia.  

Andrew Kantor wrote:
> I've had a certain houseplant for years, but never knew what it was;
> none of the books I've seen can identify it, and everyone I've shown
> it to -- including people at the local nursery -- has been stumped.
> I've attached a small (36K) JPEG of the leaf. If anyone knows what it
> is, I'd appreciate it if you'd tell me!
> Many thanks in advance,
> Andrew Kantor
> ak at iw.com, among others
>  [Image]


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