A survivor of the world war.This hybrid was made at Veitch's nursery in Exeter. Along with many of the Victorian and Edwardian exotic plant collections, the parent plants were lost during the world wars.
Latin: Passiflora x Exoniensis
Family: Passion Vine
Origin: Garden Origin
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Green leaf camorflage.There are far
fewer green leaf mimics in the butterfly world than dead leaf mimics.
The same pattern is seen in praying mantids and stick insects.