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Afgekia mahidolae, Afgekia

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Afgekia mahidolae

Afgekia
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: Thailand
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowers

Afgekia mahidolae, Afgekia

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Afgekia mahidolae, Afgekia

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Afgekia mahidolae, Afgekia

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Afgekia sericea, Silky Afgekia

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Afgekia sericea

Silky Afgekia
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: Thailand
Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterPink flowersYellow/orange flowers

This Afgekia is a small genus of perennial climbing shrubs native to Asia. The name of this plant is an acronym in honor of Arthur Francis George Kerr, a 20th century British plant collector (his initials spell out AFGEK)



Afgekia sericea, Silky Afgekia

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Afgekia sericea, Silky Afgekia

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Aganosma marginata, Khruea Sai Tan

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Aganosma marginata

Khruea Sai Tan
Family: Apocynaceae
Origin: SE Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantEthnomedical 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.

Lianas are woody, with a white latex. Climbing flowering in cymes final, white flowers scented out of tubes (min temp: + 10C)




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Akebia quinata, Chocolate Vine, Five-leaf Akebia

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Akebia quinata

Chocolate Vine, Five-leaf Akebia
Family: Lardizabalaceae
Origin: Japan, China
Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersEthnomedical 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.DeciduousEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Akebia quinata grows to 10 m (30 ft) or more in height and has compound leaves with five leaflets. The flowers are clustered in racemes and are chocolate-scented, with three or four sepals. The fruits are sausage-shaped pods which contain edible pulp.

Plants are evergreen in mild winters. Since the chocolate vine growth rate is so fast, it makes an excellent cover for arbors, trellises, pergolas or fences.





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Akebia trifoliata, Chocolate Vine, Three-leaf Akebia 

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Akebia trifoliata

Chocolate Vine, Three-leaf Akebia
Family: Lardizabalaceae
Origin: China, Korea, Japan
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersEthnomedical 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.DeciduousEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Akebia trifoliata is a deciduous Climber growing to 9 m (29ft 6in) at a fast rate.

Flavor varies greatly in akebias, even within the same species, with some individuals displaying a complex flavor profile resembling a mixture of banana, passionfruit and litchi, with others being mild, or even insipid.



Akebia trifoliata, Chocolate Vine, Three-leaf Akebia 

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Akebia trifoliata, Chocolate Vine, Three-leaf Akebia 

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