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Clock Vine

By capto
The Clock Vine AKA Thunbergia mysorensis is a woody-stemmed, evergreen, climbing plant native to India. The genus name Thunbergia commemorates the Swedish physician and botanist, Carl Peter Thunberg (1743-1828), a protégé of Linnaeus. The species name 'mysorensis' refers to the city of Mysore in southern India. It is an attractive plant for winter and spring flowering in a conservatory or warm greenhouse.
This specimen lives in the RHS Wisley glasshouse.

Tags: Flowers and plants

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Comments


Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
11 May 2013 9:44AM
I have never seen this stunning flower before Ivor !! Excellent image !!

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widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
11 May 2013 9:58AM

Quote:I have never seen this stunning flower before Ivor !! Excellent image !!

Ditto Ivor great image Smile

Rod
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
11 May 2013 10:06AM
I've heard of this one, and the colours are quite amazing.

Dave
Suzicoo 5 481 United Kingdom
11 May 2013 10:31AM
Also seen this at RHS Wisley, your image is stunning
Suzico
ColleenA Plus
5 347 5 Australia
11 May 2013 11:22AM
Wow!!!! what an amazing flower, well captured and good narrative...
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 145 15 United Kingdom
11 May 2013 12:48PM
A super image Ivor great coloursSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff
Mrsbass 4 2 1 United Kingdom
11 May 2013 2:45PM
Such vivid colours it makes me wonder if it would be poisonous. Super capture Ivor.
11 May 2013 3:31PM
contrasting colours and detail excellent Ivor good one

Graham
rayme330 5 17 1 United Kingdom
11 May 2013 5:05PM
Wonderful colour, detail and good dof.

Ray
11 May 2013 7:54PM
A stunning flower
Franko59 6 3 2 England
12 May 2013 7:11AM
Superb shot!!,,,Ian

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