Asteranthera ovata: This member of Gesneriaceae is one of the few hardy species. It grows most sucessfully when in constant humid moisture. Seen in the rock garden, clinging to a rock on the west side of the waterfall ravine. It is growing and flowering sucessfully here. Red flowers, small leaves flattened against the rock. Climber to 4m, flowers velvet red, striped within on lower lip, fruits speckled black.
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