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
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