TikTok Index for October 2021

2021.10.01.01 Cosmos, at The Huntington “Cosmos have been messed with by gardeners over countless generations, and we see wonderful aberrances that stand out as nice horticultural forms”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8JhJyQ3/

2021.10.01.02 Japanese Anemone, at The Huntington “Just stick to the common name Japanese Anemone. The taxonomy is tortured, and this species is now Eriocapitella hupahensis, split away from Anemone”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8Jhd858/

2021.10.01.03 Cosmos and Japanese Anemone, at The Huntington “There’s something inescapable about being a “flower.” Daisies, having evolved as heads of flowers, re-evolved what’s effectively single flowers”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8JhFHRH/

2021.10.01.04 Brownea, at The Huntington “Dressing down a flower cluster from the Brownea microphylla in The Huntington’s Rose Hills Conservatory”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8JrGRET/

2021.10.01.05 Ruellia, at The Huntington “Ruellia affinis defies stereotypes for the genus – vining, with brilliant red flowers. Look at those stamens!”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8Jrt8o4/

2021.10.01.06 Sensitive plant, at The Huntington “Mimosa is a name given to many legumes, but the genus applies to Sensitive Plants. Some folks call this Shy Plant, but we always said Shame Plant”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8JhdKKs/

2021.10.01.07 Ipomoea, at The Huntington “The ruby red lips of Ipomoea horsfalliae flowers normally are 5-merous, though this flower shows only 4 petal lobes”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8Jh8CK9/

2021.10.03.01 Plane figures, on Carnival Panorama “Katie Chiu (The Huntington) digitized a useful chart to figures from TAXON:   https://arc.gardentour.net/SCPF.pdf”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8JrsRBJ/

2021.10.03.02 Pumpkin carving, on Carnival Panorama “Panorama Cruise Director Lee Mason extracts seed along with funiculi and placental strands from a pumpkin pepo with is parietal placentation”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8Jh8yf1/

2021.10.03.03 Pumpkin carving, on Carnival Panorama “ Looks like the Panorama staff are in a timed-carving, competing against a pro…, who’s well-equipped. They get to go at it every week ‘til Halloween”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8JrGqxN/

2021.10.03.04 Pumpkin carving, on Carnival Panorama “From ‘Seed Sick’ through the remaining line-up, we enter the season of Jack-O’Lanterns”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8JhJRKd/

2021.10.05.01  Terminalia, Puerto Vallarta. “Terminalia is common along tropical streets. On inspection, I see that female flowers are borne basally on the same racemes as the male flowers.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8Jrsp8J/

2021.10.05.02 Peyote mural, Puerto Vallarta “Some Huichol make annual pilgrimages to San Luis Potosí (the land of peyote) for land, life, and season “Mitote” rituals – the message in the image”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8Jhe9uG/

2021.10.05.03 Frida Kahlo, Puerto Vallarta “Word of the Day: Pseudanthium – term used when what appears to be a “flower” is mostly related bracts – as in arums, such as Calla (Sp. “Alcatraz”)”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8JrGDk3/

2021.10.06.01 Tortillas, in Mazatlan central market “Grain foodstuffs for sale in the Mazatlan central market. This stand sells cheeses, but offers a wide selection of tortillas”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8JrgKFy/

2021.10.06.02 Fruit, in Mazatlan central market “Wandering the central market in Mazatlan – just taking in the displays of fruit and vegetables”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8Jh8E2V/

2021.10.06.03 Frida bag, in Mazatlan central market  “Frida Kahlo presides from textiles over markets throughout Mexico, often with her signature callas, curiously emblematic of death and resurrection” https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8JrGFWa/

2021.10.06.04 Avocados, in Mazatlan central market “I can spend hours in the Mazatlan central market, but will spare you a tour through the meat stalls. I’m more of an avocado sort”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8Jhdsre/

2021.10.06.05 Pepos, in Mazatlan central market ‘Another affirmation that a cucurbit fruit is called a pepo – a special, hollow berry with parietal placentation.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8JrK8Rb/

2021.10.06.06 Carrots, Cabbages, and Chayotes, in Mazatlan central market “Carrots and cabbages come in suggestive shapes and sizes, while the chayotes just grin. #mazatlan #mercadona”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8Jh8SRB/

2021.10.06.07 Vanilla, in Mazatlan central market “Tonka Beans (Dipteryx) are truly in the Bean Family, while Vanilla “beans” are long, fleshy orchid capsules that only resemble beans in shape.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8JhF837/

2021.10.06.08 Benjamin Bernal, in Mazatlan central market “The Bernal family has cornered a part of the fresh produce section of the Mazatlan central market – and they are a cheerful clan.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8Jrgbbe/

2021.10.06.09 Spices, Chiltepin, in Mazatlan central market “Chiltepin is a tiny, hard wild-type Capsicum, though it is so small, I thought it might be Schinus (Brasilian pepper), a quite different fruit. Not so”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8JhdKXB/

2021,10.06.10 Spices, a friend to all, in Mazatlan central market “Spices, chicken feed, and birdseed – plant products traded as dry, sorted comestibles. Anciently, these merchants would be called “garblers””  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8JrKuAn/

2021.10.06.11 Elayo “Elayo (sic?) takes over my phone in a nice exchange.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8Jr7mS7/

2021.10.06.12 Piña, in Mazatlan central market  “Check my Pineapple blog: The Pinnacle of Hospitality- https://botanyincontext.com/2019/07/15/the-pinnacle-of-hospitality/“ https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8Jh174q/

2021.10.06.13 Jicama, in Mazatlan central market “Jicama (Pachyrhizus), native to Central America, was cultivated through tropical America for millennia. Though a legume, it is not rich in protein”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8Jhd5rc/

2021.10.06.13 Nance, in Mazatlan, at central market “I used to see nance (Byrsonima) for sale at Panamanian roadside stands, packed in recycled liquor bottles, fermented and used to make chichas”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8Jr3eTa/

2021.10.10.01  Vanilla, Huntington. “Vanilla species all produce fleshy, green, bean-shaped fruit that stand out as very different from the dry capsules of most other orchids”. https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8M1KJ7J/

2021.10.10.02 Zamia. “Zamia obliqua, a plant transferred to the Huntington 30 years ago by Orchidist Bob Dressler, part of a rescue population from Fortuna. Panama.” https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8M1ENqh/

2121.10.10.03 Acacia segregates  “Vachellia (Acacia) cornigera is an American Bull-Horn Acacia, related to Africa’s V. nilotica, the economically important Gum Arabic” .  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8M1WkGB/

2021.10.10.04 Cactus, Huntington “Though I say Strophocactus wittii flowers are not so grand (as many other night-flowering cacti, such as Hylocereus) Margaret Mee’s “Moonflower” painting shows s spectacular specimen.”. https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8M1nH8M/

2021.10.10.05 Anthurium. :Planttokkers would enjoy seeing the spectacular Conservatory and behind-the-scenes Aroid collections cultivated at Huntington’s Botanical Gardens.:  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8M1CkoP/

2021.10.10.06 Welwitschia.”Welwitschia mirabilis is a highly protected plant native to a small area of Southern Africa’s Namibian desert.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8M1tHLC/

2021.10.10.07 Aloe. “I’ll see if Karen Zimmerman can give us a more intelligible take on her wonderful Aloe hybrids with their exotic enations (epidermal expressions)”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8M1nNhY/

2021.10.10.08 Echeveria & Dudleya. “Echevaria and Dudleya are prominent among the many Crassulaceous plants (and other succulents) that make neat epidermal wax coatings”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8M1vAd6/

2021.10.10.09 Oxalis. “In American botanical gardens, only at The Huntington would you find such an extensive public collection of rare summer-dormant Oxalis.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8M1t2LT/

2021.10.10.10 Tecomaria. “Comparing the similar, yet clearly distinct Tacoma (Tropical America) to Tecomaria capensis (South African), both Bignoniaceous.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8M1njR1/

2021.10.11.01 Solanum, SBBG “One of the three ‘Blue Witches, Solanum umbelliferum can be grown as a container plant, showcasing its curious twiggy architecture.”. https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8M1gWmD/

2021.10.11.02 Malva. “The specific epithet of Malva assurgentiflora (Lavatera assurgentiflora) suggests the flowers turn upward. #sbbg”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MJYsSY/

2021.10.11.03 Solidago. “A brilliant butter-yellow describes the wand-like inflorescences of Solidago californica, it’s stems lined with abaxially softly “scurfy” leaves”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MJBV2r/

2021.10.11.04 Achillea. “Achillea is just about everything you’d want a plant to be – charming, showy, easy to grow, scientifically useful, and mythically-medicinal.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MJje7S/

2021.10.11.05 Crossosoma. “Deeper secrets- we learn Crossosoma seed have an aril (a fleshy attachment) that is fringed (krossos) – thus the generic name”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MJdChD/

2021.10.13.01 Begonia, Sherman Lib & Gardens. “Coastal California has a spectacular growing climate for tropical montane plants – moderate the year around. Begonias and Fuchsias flourish here.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MJfCrN/

2021.10.13.02 Begonia, Sherman Lib & Gardens. “Tuberous Begonias thrive along the west coast, from California up through Victoria,. This one actually has a nice fragrance – like peachy grapefruit”   https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MJYJhp/

2021.10.13.03 Ficus, Sherman Lib & Gardens. “Ficus dammaropsis at Sherman Library and Gardenswhich makes a large synconium, a term applied to the special swollen stem inside which are flowers”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MJ54AX/

2021.10.13.04 Peperomia, Sherman Lib & Gardens. ”Many of the nearly 1500 naturally-occurring Peperomia species are cultivated for their handsome, nearly-fake-looking foliage.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MJduM5/

2021.10.13.05 Heliconia, Sherman Lib & Gardens “Hardly any plant screams tropics and exotics like Heliconia. One easily imagines their relationship to Bananas, Costus, Strelitzia, and other Gingers” . https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MJLbcH/

2021.10.13.06 Water Hyacinth, Sherman Lib & Gardens. “There’s more, a whole lot more to these Amazonian water plants than is evident when they are held captive in this tub.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MJYhQX/

2021.10.13.07 Marigold, Rogers Gardens. “On the California Coast, there hardly seems to be any end to availability of a wide range of normally more seasonal “color” – buyer beware” Inland, California bedding plants broadly fall into two seasons – cool and hot. This isn’t as clearcut in coastal plantings, which neither hit the high summer temps nor the nightly freezing temps common to inland areas (Pasadena, Pomona, Redlands, etc.) However, some plants, like marigolds and zinnias, are basically summer annuals. https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MJB1Ba/

2021.10.13.08 Petunia/Callibrachoa “A lot of the smaller “petunias” you might be noticing in planters could well be these nice Callibrachoa selections, or even hybrid Petchoas”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MJLrfj/

2021.10.15.01 Cereus. “Cactus flowers epitomize the concept of brief, delicate flowering in the most rugged of circumstances – hence the play and Goldie Hawn movie”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MJP1UJ/

2021.10.15.02 Magnolia. “A tree will (in xylem) document it’s past. When arborists study the internal structure of fallen trees, they call the process an “autopsy””  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MJy2Mw/

2021.10.15.03 Phalaenopsis, Ralphs, 10/13 taken. “WTF – like olympians pushing the limits with steroids, these orchids are made to do the improbable and unnatural. Given time, they will recover.” https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MJSGpT/

2021.10.16.01 Callicarpa “A tropical Asia Beautyberry, Callicarpa dolicophylla ( C. longissima), one of many plants in the Chinese herbal pharmacopoeia”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MJD22r/

2021.10.16.02 Nesocodon. “To learn more about this remarkable gecko-pollinated flower (Nesocodon mauritianus), read my post: https://botanyincontext.com/2019/07/12/an-island-belle/“  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MJhcjk/

2021.10.16.03 Pinguicula. “Just the briefest introduction to the peculiarly lovely Penguculas – families with the equally odd Utricularias. We’ll examine some of these plants.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MJ6nLR/

2021.10.17.01 Whitelock cycad walk and terraces “ntroducing the Cycad terraces at the Huntington Art Gallery, a recent landscape complementing the original Cycad rockery, honoring Loran Whitelock.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8Mm6NPt/

2021.10.17.02 Top rockery in the Whitelock terraces “We were incredibly fortunate that a nice offering of Palo Verde stone became available just as we were beginning construction of the top terrace” . https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MmULEy/

2021.10.17.03 Solanum pyracanthas. “Cruising through Solanums, we encounter S. pyracanthos, a Madagascan plant with the humorous common name “Porcupine Tomato””  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MmNo5T/

2021.10.17.04  Asclepias subulataAsclepias subulata looking very handsome with the coarsely-bold cycads – along the Whitelock Cycad terraces”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8Mm53ba/

2021.10.17.05 Dioons. “Female Dioons with their enormous, characteristic seed-bearing cones, all of which were relocated from the Whitelock estate as part of Loran’s and Eva’s bequest.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8Mmb5cT/

2021.10.17.06 Desert Garden reconstruction. “Rebuilding of the Huntington main entry created the “Brody California Garden” and generated plans and support for a new Desert Garden entry”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8Mm3Sfd/

2021.10.17.07 Palm Garden & Jubaea chilensis “Cracked and mute, but full recovered, a Chilean Wine Palm (Jubaea chilensis) bears testimony to the determination of Huntington gardeners.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MmEXra/

2021.10.17.08 Chrysanthemums in the Chinese Garden. “Golden yellow chrysanthemums welcome visitors along a terraced passage to the Penjing Court at the far western boundaries of Liu Fang Yuan”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8MmCY8R/

2021.10.18.01 Tom Carruth discusses parentage of Rosa ‘Peace and Harmony’. “Tom Carruth, rose hybridizer and Huntington Curator explains the origin of the new introduction’Peace and Harmony, named by Toshie Mosher”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8hbvoC5

2021.10.18.02 Whitelock Cycad terraces & walk, Forrest Hopkins and Gary Roberson. “Creating The Huntington’s Whitelock Cycad walk and terraces involved efforts of many, but Gary Roberson and Forrest Hopkins spearheaded the project”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8hbG974/

2021.10.18.03 Desert Garden planting Aloe dichotoma. “A huge, handsome Aloe dichotoma, given to The Huntington Desert Garden renovation project by volunteer Sandy Chase, has landed.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8hgJEhv/

2021.10.18.04 Tigridiopalma magnifica in the growing houses “It’s hard to describe the exotic beauty of this herbaceous Melastomataceous herb Tigridiopalma magnifica. Native to China” . https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8hb3SQ3/

2021.10.19.01 Fouquieria columnaris. “Nicknamed Boojum, Baja California’s Fouquieria columnaris exemplifies a suite of adaptations common to desert trees”   https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8hb3Lbg/

2021.10.19.02 Caesalpinia cacalaco.  “There are numerous takes on thorns, spines, and prickles. I use anatomical terms: thorns are stem, spines are leaf, and prickles are bark”   https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8hbk1oB/

2021.10.19.03 Simmondsia chinensis. “Underutilized in SoCal landscaping, Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) is a great, dioecious evergreen shrub that carries on with little fanfare.”   https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8hb5A5o/

2021.10.19.04  (IMG_7356 19 Oct 2021 9:37 AM) Opuntia linguiformis “Check out my blog on Opuntia: First Light – https://botanyincontext.com/2019/08/31/first-light/.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8hbMfgL/

2021.10.19.05  Nuccios, and Camellia azalea. “Many wonderful and very different Camellia species have been discovered (and rediscovered, and introduced!) over the past 4 decades in SE Asia”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8hb968Q/

2021.10.19.06  Nuccios and Vireya rhodies. “Vireya Rhododendrons flourish in Coastal temperate to subtropical gardens, which emulate their native cool, moist, moderate climates”  https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8hbx9b6/

2021.10.19.07 Tom Carruth and Rosa ‘Perfume Factory’. “Tom Carruth presents his select hybrid, Rosa ‘Perfume Factory’ – introduced by Weeks Roses this year.”   https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM8hqkXHH/

2021.10.20.01 Crotalaria, San Marcos Growers “For good reason, Crotalaria agatiflora (native to Tropical East Africa) is often called Canary Bird Bush. Notice the modest wings and inflated keel.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmy3F4/

2021.10.20.02 Mascagnia macroptera “RIP Mascagnia macroptera… Hail Callaeum! The delightful Yellow Butterfly Vine can now be called Callaeum septentrionale. Or not…”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYm27vY/

2021.10.20.03 Bauhinia galpinii “Except for the pistil and mature fruit, you’d be hard pressed to easily categorize Bauhinia galpinii as a member of the Bean family”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmPdyC/

2021.10.20.04 Randy Baldwin “Meet Randy Baldwin, one of California’s premier plant specialists, and manager of San Marcos Growers, one of the country’s great specialty nurseries”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmfSeU/

2021.10.20.05 Spathodea campanulata “African Tulip Tree (Spathodea campanulata) petals form a cup that can hold rainwater. Though tender in Pasadena, it’s invasive in some tropical areas”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmaUWc/

2021.10.21.01 Moraea polystachya “An.insect visiting Moraea polystachya, an Iris relative that escapes throughout the HNT Desert Garden”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmUARV/

2021.10.21.02 Moraea polystachya “Further investigation of Moraea flowers, exemplifying the nature of Iris floral structure” https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmDVrR/

2021.10.21.03 EchinopsisEchinopsis flowers opening in Huntington’s Desert Garden. Check back for a segment showing them fully open.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmDP3m/

2021.10.21.04 Cedrus deodara “You can count on fall showers of Deodar Cedar pollen. Wind-pollinated plants produce copious microspores that mature into these pollen grains.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYm6jnd/

2021.10.21.05 Cedrus deodara “Deodar coning, take 2…. Clouds of polllen drift and settle through the canopy. Only a fraction will consummate union with egg cells” https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmS3YP/

2021.10.21.06 Amorphophallus konjac “Konjac (Voodoo Lily) underground (tuberous corms are consumed for their KGM content. Like taro, they must be purged of calcium oxalate crystals”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYm2G7D/

2021.10.22.01 Echinopsis “Due, perhaps, to a cool night, the Echinopsis robinsoniana flowers did not unfurl widely, but they are a cheerful choir here.” https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmrUQx/

2021.10.26.01 KoelreuteriaKoelreuteria fruit help us appreciate how plant ovaries are constructed of one or more specialized leaves (called carpels).  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmMSEo/

2021.10.26.02 Persimmon “The most cultivated of several hundred Persimmon species, Diospyros kaki grow delightfully ornamental as the trees shed their leaves.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYm5ptS/

2021.10.26.03 OsmanthusOsmanthus fragrans and O. aurantiacus make a modest visual statement in gardens, but they bring plumes of delightful fragrance.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmMagc/

2021.10.27.01 Eucalyptus “Replacement saplings for handsome but aging Eucalyptus (Corymbia) citriodora in the Huntington Mausoleum surround”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYm2GxW/

2021.10.29.01 Lycopodium “The genus Hyperzia (commemorating fern botanist Johann Meter Huperz) was established in 1801 for Lycopods with defined strobili”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmCp4T/

2021.10.29.02 Lycianthes “With trichomes resembling those of Gynura (Purple Passion Plant, a daisy), the Lycianthes medusocalyx flower makes it clear this is Solanaceous”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmSbgJ/

2021.10.29.03 SpathicarpaSpathicarpa helps blur the morphological lines that otherwise so clearly delineate Aroids from other related plant groups”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmyeAU/

2021.10.29.04 Justicia ““Shrimp Plant” is an exemplar of Acanthaceous characters. Today it’s classified as a Justicia, but older gardeners will remember the genus Beloperone”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmhxFy/

2021.10.29.05 EucalyptusEucalyptus citriodora generates a contiguous “cork cambium” that blankets the entire stem, producing and shedding bark that leaves a clean bole”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmrqYQ/

2021.10.29.06 SchombolaeliaSchombolaelia is a generic hybrid, Summit is the grex of S. lyonsii and Laelia anceps. The cultivar is ‘Tomiko’, created by Sunset Valley Orchids”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmudut/

2021.10.29.07 Passiflora ‘Witchcraft’ “Passiflora ‘Witchcraft’ adds some purple to the passion that has become associated with this elaborate flower.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmyV1p/

2021.10.29.08 Lonicera “Being stationary, plants have two stages of possible movement – pollination (moving genetic material as sperm cells) and dispersal of propagules (seed, spores, etc)”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYma4K3/

2021.10.31.01 Cosmos atrosanguineus “Check out the great doubly-coiled stigmatic lobes of Chocolate Cosmos, C. atrosanguineus. And take in the fragrance. Amazing” https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYm6BU7/  (IMG_7446, also IMG_7445, 7444, 7442)

2021.10.31.02 Tom Nuccio “Tom Nuccio tells us about the beginnings of this most amazing Camellia and Azalea nursery, in Altadena, CA.”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmmM5N/  (IMG_7451)

2021.10.31.03 Tom Nuccio “Nuccio’s Nursery. PART 2 with Tom Nuccio, on some of their most well-known introductions”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYm4DeY/ (IMG_7452)

2021.10.31.04 Bauhinia corymbosa “One of the most vining Bauhinias, B. corymbosa (nee Phanera), rambles over a pergola. This Bauhinias are pan tropical, this one native to SE Asia”  https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYmCwgU/  (IMG_7449, also IMG_7448)

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