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Old 06-03-2011, 01:17 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, USA
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I think this is a lipstick plant although I'm not sure. It has no flowers. The leaves seem to have the shape and texture but none have a purple shade on the underside and some look too wide. I got it at Lowe's indoor plant section and they didn't know what it is. What do you think?

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Old 06-03-2011, 03:14 PM
 
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Pothos ivy?

pothos ivy - Google Search
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Old 06-03-2011, 04:17 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, USA
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^^^ Thank you, but all the pothos in those pics have variegated leaves. These are 100% green, small, and smooth. It doesn't have philodendron characteristics.
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Old 06-03-2011, 04:30 PM
 
Location: Pennsylvania
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my guess would be some kind of philodendron.

scanden, maybe? (aka heart shaped philo)
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Old 06-03-2011, 05:26 PM
 
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Could be a Jasimine variety...
Stock Images of Flowering Jasmine k3678286 - Search Stock Photography, Poster Photos, Pictures, and Photo Clip Art - k3678286.jpg
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Old 06-04-2011, 11:29 AM
 
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my guess would be some kind of philodendron.

scanden, maybe? (aka heart shaped philo)

This^^^^^^
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Old 06-04-2011, 07:50 PM
 
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I'm not a houseplant expert by any means, so here goes my take:

Not all pothos are variegated. It is very similar to Jade Pothos as seen in the following links:
Jade Pothos - Plantscape.com
Jade Pothos - House plants - Denver Plants.com
BUT something did not strike me as being quite the same where new leaf growth is visible and the leaf thickness seems different, which is why ID by picture can be so hard.

This made me believe that it was very likely a lipstick plant, specifically the one called "Mona Lisa" and it has not started to flower. Once I narrowed it down to that variety I found another person with a similar plant story...

Plant and Tree Identification: Lipstick/mona lisa or hoya?

....and here is another picture with a plant with the same growth habit, leaves that look just like yours and the same smaller new growth leaves:
Hermann Engelmann Greenhouses Inc. (http://www.exoticangel.com/Varieties/ShowProductDetails.aspx?productid=177 - broken link)

So my best guess is it is a Lipstick plant not in bloom and the variety is Mona Lisa.
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Old 06-06-2011, 08:55 AM
 
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^^^ Very good! I saw that post you referenced and they also bought at Lowes. They gave me 30 days to see what it is when it flowers.
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Old 06-06-2011, 08:04 PM
 
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^^^ Very good! I saw that post you referenced and they also bought at Lowes. They gave me 30 days to see what it is when it flowers.
LOL you caught that! As soon as I saw it I knew I had to include it! It popped up when I was looking for a picture that was clear enough to see the leaves for comparison.

Please post back when it finally gets around to blooming since now I am really curious.
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Old 06-07-2011, 10:31 AM
 
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Its been losing too many leaves so its going back. Look at the difference in only 4 days.



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