Help me identify this plant growing in Jamaica.
March 26, 2010 7:13 PM   Subscribe

What is this strange plant I saw in jamaica?

I found this plant growing in the mountain in jamaica and wondering what it is. Anyone can help me identify it?


The image.
posted by PowerCat to Science & Nature (7 answers total)
 
Looks a lot like the rhubarb budding in my garden now.
posted by sanka at 7:22 PM on March 26, 2010


Scybalium jamaicense, maybe?
posted by Red Loop at 7:32 PM on March 26, 2010


This may be a better image...
posted by Red Loop at 7:33 PM on March 26, 2010


Scybalium jamaicense is it. thanks!!
posted by PowerCat at 7:34 PM on March 26, 2010


by the cones I'm thinking cycad, but damned if I know what kind.
posted by toodleydoodley at 7:36 PM on March 26, 2010


oooh, wow, parasitic herb. didn't see *that* coming!
posted by toodleydoodley at 7:37 PM on March 26, 2010


parasitic herb - I wonder what it tastes like?
posted by whatzit at 4:56 AM on March 27, 2010


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