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Miltonia sp., Miltonia
Bakerara

Miltonia sp.

Miltonia
Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: South America
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeEpiphytePink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersUnusual colorRed/crimson/vinous flowers

Miltonia species have large and long lasting flowers, often in multifloral inflorescences. This fact, allied to being species that are easy to grow and to identify, make them a favorite of orchid collectors all over the world. Species of this genus are extensively used to produce artificial hybrids.

x Bakerara abbreviated Bak. is the nothogenus for intergeneric hybrids between the orchid genera Brassia, Miltonia and Odontoglossum

Burrageara is the nothogenus for intergeneric hybrids between the orchid genera Cochlioda, Miltonia, Odontoglossum and Oncidium.

× Beallara, abbreviated Bllra. in the horticultural trade is the nothogenus for intergeneric hybrids between the orchid genera Brassia, Cochlioda, Miltonia and Odontoglossum.

× Miltassia abbreviated Mtssa. in the horticultural trade, is the nothogenus for intergeneric hybrids between the orchid genera Brassia and Miltonia.





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Miltoniopsis sp., Miltoniopsis
Miltoniopsis roezlii

Miltoniopsis sp.

Miltoniopsis
Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: South America
Semi-shadeEpiphyteModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersUnusual colorRed/crimson/vinous flowers

They differ from Miltonia by having one leaf to each pseudobulb, and a lobed column that is united to the labellum through a keel.





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Monoon sclerophyllum, Polyalthia sclerophylla, Polyalthia

Monoon sclerophyllum, Polyalthia sclerophylla

Polyalthia
Family: Annonaceae
Origin: Sumatra
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterUnusual color



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Mucuna nigricans, Black Jade Vine

Mucuna nigricans

Black Jade Vine
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: Eastern Asia
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersUnusual colorSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Related to red Jade vine (Mucuna bennettii).The dark violet blooms appear closely pushed together in grape like clusters, up to 1 ft long and 6" in diameter. Very vigorous woody tree creeper - during warmer weather this vine can grow 2 feet or more a week. Cold hardy in Florida to at least zone 9b.




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Mucuna urens, Red Hamburger Bean, Oxeye Bean

Mucuna urens

Red Hamburger Bean, Oxeye Bean
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersUnusual colorEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Seaside, salt tolerant plant

The seeds are used in necklaces and ornaments.



Mucuna urens, Red Hamburger Bean, Oxeye Bean
Mucuna urens, Red Hamburger Bean, Oxeye Bean


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