Rhytidophyllum tomentosum

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  • Photographer: John Boggan
  • Grown by: Smithsonian Institution Greenhouses

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A closeup photo of these unusual flowers may be seen by clicking here and an old botanical print here. Rhytidophyllum species are likely bat pollinated — the yellowish flowers with dark reddish markings are typical of many bat-pollinated flowers.