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Aeschynanthus radicans - Lipstick Plant Plants / Climber Plants

Aeschynanthus radicans - Lipstick Plant

Related to African violets and gloxinias, lipstick plants are members of the gesneriad family. Its easy to see the reason for their common name since the lobed red flowers emerging from a maroon sheath do resemble lipsticks in tubes. Natives of the West Indies, the plants grow as epiphytes in the wild, …

Vanilla planifolia - Vanilla Orchid Plants / Tropical and Subtropical Plants

Vanilla planifolia - Vanilla Orchid

Native almost to the tropics the range includes Mexico, Central America, West Indies, and Northern South America. The genus vanilla produces the worlds most popular spice, a climbing member of the orchid family, the vanilla orchid is both terrestial and epiphytic, it grows in soil and other plants sending …