Achimenes dulcis

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  • Photographer: Leslie Brothers, copyright Smithsonian Institution
  • Grown by: Smithsonian Institution Greenhouses

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Other photos of this species can be seen in a slideshow by clicking one of the links below.

Note the very wide-open throat of this species in contrast to A. longiflora, especially variety ‘Juaregia’ (also white-flowered). The open throat of A. dulcis suggests bee pollination; the very narrow key-hole throat of A. longiflora suggests moth pollination.