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The local vicar has gone to Africa and he sends these pictures to there anyone that can tell him what they are called please? regards Laurieimage



  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,695

    The first one looks like a member of the arum family.  The second one looks like a hibiscus.

  • Hi fidgetbones...thank you ... regards Laurie


  • ObelixxObelixx Posts: 29,145

    Both are commonly available as houseplants in the UK.

    Vendée - 20kms from Atlantic coast.
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  • Hi obelixx...many thanks...regards Laurie

  • punkdocpunkdoc Posts: 13,716

    2nd. one is definitely a Hibiscus, they grow all over the tropics. I have often seen them in the Caribbean.

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  • Thanks Punkdoc...

  • ZenjeffZenjeff Posts: 644
    First one

    Pink arthurnium
  • ZenjeffZenjeff Posts: 644

    Pink anthurium
  • Hi zenjeff...thank you...regards Laurie

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