aeschynanthus


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Related to aeschynanthus: Aeschynanthus radicans, lipstick plant
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Noun1.aeschynanthus - a plant of the genus Aeschynanthus having somewhat red or orange flowers and seeds having distinctive hairs at base and apexaeschynanthus - a plant of the genus Aeschynanthus having somewhat red or orange flowers and seeds having distinctive hairs at base and apex
genus Aeschynanthus - large genus of East Indian ornamental woody epiphytic plants
Aeschynanthus radicans, lipstick plant - epiphyte or creeping on rocks; Malaysian plant having somewhat fleshy leaves and bright red flowers
aerophyte, air plant, epiphyte, epiphytic plant - plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
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Another unusual hanging plant is Aeschynanthus, commonly known as the lipstick vine.
Aeschynanthus bracteatus, Chirita sinensis, Beccarinda tonkinensis and so on) of south China and Guangdong province got into Hainan Island, resulted in many species exchanges between Hainan Island and its' nearby regions.
From left: Schefflera 'Amate'; lipstick plant (Aeschynanthus radicans); smaller elephant's ear (Alocasia 'Polly'); 'Neon' pothos (Epipremnum aureum); Swiss cheese vine (Monstera obliqua)-, variegated wax plant (Hoya carnosa 'Variegata'); elephant's ear (Alocasia 'Regal Shields'); and split-leaf philodendron (Monstera deliciosa).
Aeschynanthus Jack (Gesneriaceae) comprises approximately 160 species distributed from Sri Lanka and India through southern China and Southeast Asia to New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.
55-65 Button fern Pellaea rotundifolia 60-75 Climbing bird's nest Polypodium punctatum 60-75 fern Creeping moss Selaginella 55-60 Deer's foot fern Davallia canariensis 60-75 Hart's tongue fern Phyllitis 60-75 scolopendrium Holly fern Cyrtomium falcatum 50-75 Holly fern Poloystichum tsus- 55-65 simense Maidenhair fern Adiantum raddianum 65-75 Maidenhair fern Adiantum tenerum 65-75 Palm-leaf fern Blechnum capense 60-64 Rabbit's foot fern Polypodium aureum 55-60 Stag's horn fern Platycerium 60-75 bifurcatum Tree maidenhair Didymochlaena 60-75 truncatula Flowering Plants Achimenes Achimenes 55-60 African violet Saintapaulia ionantha 65-75 Azalea Rhododendron indicum 50-60 Basket vine Aeschynanthus 65-70 Billbergia Billbergia spp.
Pink and white amaryllis, white cyclamens, and hanging pots of trailing red flowered aeschynanthus can fill an entire window.
The popular African violets (Saintpaulia), lipstick plant (Aeschynanthus), and gloxinias (Sinningia) are widely cultivated as houseplants.