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Branches of Botany: Beautiful jade vines attract uncommon pollinator

  • COURTESY TIM KROESSIG
                                The jade- to turquoise-colored flowers of the jade vine, or Strongylodon macrobotrys, can be found in Hawaii.

    COURTESY TIM KROESSIG

    The jade- to turquoise-colored flowers of the jade vine, or Strongylodon macrobotrys, can be found in Hawaii.

In this month’s column, we showcase the uniquely colored jades vines, which are a group of lianas in the Fabaceae family (aka the bean family). Read more

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