Bow string hemp #165537

Bow string hemp

A tree branch is blocking the sunlight. What will you do?
bend it over , run away or do nothing
There are no known parents.

Bow string hemp originates in Africa, but grows wild in some subtropical countries. In Southern Florida it is often planted as estate boundaries. It produces extrafloral nectar. This means, that the nectar is not produced in the flower but at the bract above. The flowers have a sweety scent at night.

Current Location
This plant is in Gardener's Atrium.

Feb 26, 2015, 7:37:02 PM
Finally full grown.

Feb 22, 2015, 2:37:02 PM
It began to sprout.

Jan 29, 2015, 4:36:24 PM
Taken by Gardener.