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help i.d this plant

Postby biomeeh » Sat Apr 16, 2011 11:10 am

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picture of the plant
I have an herbarium project for my bio lab at school and i choose this plant. my mom told me that it is a type of ginseng. i tried searching the net for the scientific name of this plant but i cant find anything. please help.
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Postby walela12 » Sun Apr 17, 2011 5:48 pm

Looks like a jatropha podagrica, or Buddha Belly plant. It's a caudiciform, which is a plant that has a swollen base to store water and nutrients. Hope this helps! :)
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Postby biomeeh » Mon Apr 18, 2011 3:23 am

walela12 wrote:Looks like a jatropha podagrica, or Buddha Belly plant. It's a caudiciform, which is a plant that has a swollen base to store water and nutrients. Hope this helps! :)


thank you so much :) it helped me a lot :D
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