Niphaea oblonga

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

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N. oblonga is a rhizomatous plant that produces many pure white flowers held against quilted bright or bronzy green foliage. The foliage is difficult to keep in good condition, though, except under conditions of high humidity. Another photo can be seen here.