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All I know is it’s supposed to bear something that’s edible. (Fruit?) (nut?)
So should Hawaiianlilikoi have the rescue squad stand by when she tries out the fruit?
August 4th, 2015 at 7:23pm
Thank you for your help though. When I originally posted this, I could not remember what it was called
August 4th, 2015 at 5:13pm
I just found out that this is a cutting from a cutting off the mother plant that did bear fruit.
August 4th, 2015 at 5:56pm
Yes I meant a naranjilla. It is still young and in a pot. I was just told that this is what it is.
August 4th, 2015 at 3:47pm
parityanimal is correct. The plant in the photo is Gynura aurantiaca. Hawaiianlilikoi, the plant you menntioned perhaps is ‘Naranjilla’ (Solanum quitoense). It does bear edible fruits. Although both have velvety purplish looking leaves. The Naranjilla leaf’s edge and veins are different than Gynura aurantiaca’s. Best wish! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solanum_quitoense#/media/File:Naranjillaplant.jpg
August 4th, 2015 at 2:31pm
Okay I just found out that it is a Naranjia. Originally from Peru and the fruit is definitely edible.
August 4th, 2015 at 11:18am
No it’s something called a narajia or something like that? The fruit it produces is supposed to be edible
August 4th, 2015 at 11:01am
Oh, and I would not recommend eating it…
August 4th, 2015 at 10:21am
Or perhaps another Gynura. There are several similar plants in the genus.
August 4th, 2015 at 10:08am
Looks like a Gynura aurantiaca, Purple Velvet Plant to me.
August 4th, 2015 at 10:59am
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