Clinging Aneilema

Aneilema aequinoctiale ?

Clinging Aneilema, Nairobi, Kenya, photo © by Michael Plagens

Photographed at the Nairobi Arboretum, Nairobi, Kenya. November 2012.

A scrambling plant reaching a meter or more in length on slender, clinging stems. Alternate leaves are parallel-veined and broadly elliptic. Found in moist undergrowth in partially open secondary growth woodland.

Commelinaceae -- Spiderwort Family

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Kenya Natural History

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