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Anthurium andraeanum

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Accession #: ANTH-013-1-17-1
Author: Linden ex André
Family: Araceae
Common Name:
Flamingo or Boy Flower
Habit: Perennial Vining Understory
Origin: Central And South America
Ecology: mostly in wet tropical mountain forest of Central and South America
Garden Location: Anthurium Corner
Comments: The plants are poisonous and contain calcium oxalate crystals, which can cause severe mouth irritation and swelling if ingested. The Garden has many different cultivars of this plant
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