Dischidia Mounted in Shell
This unusual plant belongs to a genus of plants in the Milkweed family, Asclepiadaceae which comprises about 80 known species, all of which grow as epiphytes and are native to tropical areas of China, India and most areas of Indo-China. Dischidia belongs to the group of plants that have symbiotic relationship with ants where this plant has developed modified leaves (bullate leaves) to provide housing. We offer this remarkable plant mounted in a tropical land snail shell with a special metal hook for easy hanging. It is the perfect plant for a sunny windowsill and a makes a wonderful and unusual gift!