Rhytidophyllum tomentosum

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

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Rhytidophyllum species are likely bat pollinated — the yellowish flowers with dark maroon markings are typical of many bat-pollinated flowers. The pattern of the markings on the flowers of R. tomentosum is quite variable.