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You know the procedure. Guess the plant correctly, provide a common and Latin name (unless the post you are responding to asks for something else), and then post a new plant for identification or pass on your turn. Rep correct responses. If a post remains unidentified for over a week, then anyone can jump in.

To get things rolling, here is a flower. I'll be satisfied with the genus, as several of its members have almost identical flowers.

Clue #1: the leaves are unusual.
Clue #2: the Latin name is not irrelevant to the quest for European preservation.
Clue #3: all but one member of this genus is native to the Southern US, especially in bogs along the Gulf coast.
Hmm, I think we don't have anyone that learned here. Big Grin
(2012 May 15 21:38)Zephyr Wrote: [ -> ]Hmm, I think we don't have anyone that learned here. Big Grin
I can´t resist THAT challenge! Big Grin

SARACENNIA.
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Big Grin The leaves clue made me suspect it would be something with leaves making an interesting structure, so i hit Google with "USA Gulf coast carnivorous plant"!

Nasty. Kill it with fire. Nice one, Lodd.
http://www.sarracenia.com/faq/faq5542.html

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Now then, what the HELL are these? I´m interested in whether there´s a common English name, actually. I first saw some the other day. Quite nice to eat. Smile
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We call those Nêsperas here! My grannies had Nespereiras in their yards! And I have a sack of them waiting in the kitchen!

PS - here they are:

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Big Grin
(2012 May 15 22:40)Zephyr Wrote: [ -> ]We call those Nêsperas here! My grannies had Nespereiras in their yards! And I have a sack of them waiting in the kitchen!

Hehe, we have a massive bowl full of Nisporas here too! Tongue I´d never seen them before, apart from in Russia, where they´re called some weird Caucasian name that I forget. The Russian ones look a bit different though. The internet gives a Turkish name Mushmula, but I don´t think that´s what we called them in Podmoskovye. It was funny to see them again in Spain. Tongue They grow a few yards away, out in the Vega.

Give me the ENGLISH common name, and the Latin, and you can post your own plant!
LoL, maybe the word we use here in the Costa Tropical is a dialect one. Big Grin

The Real Academia Ehpañol says this:
níspero.
(Del lat. vulg. *nespĭrum, y este del lat. mespĭlum).

I see where the Turcos get their ´mushpula´ from now. Smile
It's called common medlar, or mespilus germanica in Latin.
Whoever is quickest to post can go first Tongue
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An easy one.
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