Hemiboea strigosa

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  • Photographer: Ron Myhr
  • Grown by: Eileen McGrath

Images copyright by the individual photographers or their institutions.

Exhibited at the 2016 convention of the Gesneriad Society.

Hemiboea strigosa is an interesting species with attractively marked flowers. It produces robust stolons which root readily as they creep along the ground, eventually resulting in a substantial colony.

Additional photos may be seen in a slideshow by clicking one of the links below:

  • Closeups of the flowers illustrate the attractive markings and backward-facing hairs that impede exit of pollinators (here, here and here).
  • Other plants can be seen here and here.