Selliera radicans

Selliera radicans aka ‘bonking grass’ on clifftop (NZ native). Fortrose, Southland, New Zealand. Shire Plants UK has more info and explain the strange common name. Click on photo to enlarge.

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  1. When I saw that common name, the first thing that came to mind was our slang phrase for certain intimate activities — and that was it! I love this! (And the plant is pretty, too.)

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    1. Hehe .. maybe coz the common name has its origins from a clifftop at Auckland’s west coast beaches! I didn’t know either till I searched on the scientific name and got a surprise 🙂


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