maybe we could just be flowers in another world

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Bleeding glory-bower or bleeding-heart vine (Clerodendrum thomsoniae).  Native to tropical west Africa from Cameroon west to Senegal, . Clerodendrum is commonly cultivated, but not easy to grow and maintain. Pictures by  Li Jen Jian Kai Yan, Joseph Wong

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Some succulents in the conservatory of Wave Hill, Bronx, NY.  I spy Crassula & Jade plants, but there are so many more!


Camellia sinensis, the tea plant.
Every year, approximately 4.8 million tonnes of tea leaves are harvested globally for our cups and kettles. 
Illustration from Köhler’s Medizinal-Pflanzen (1887) 

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Fringed Campion

Commonly named Fringed Campion, Silene polypetala (Caryophyllaceae) is beautiful woodland flower, very rare, only found in a few spots in Florida and Georgia in the United States, where it is regarded as Endangered species.

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Photo credit: ©Julie Tew | Locality: Angus Gholson Nature Park, Chattahoochee, Florida, US

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Vanda falcata

Syn.: Neofinetia falcata et al. 

July 31, 2014 


Flor de Pasmo

Bletia patula (Asparagales - Orchidaceae) is a fragrant orchid found in Hispaniola, Cuba, Florida (US), Puerto Rico, Guadeloupe and Martinique. 

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Photo credit: ©Robyn Alman | Locality: unknown (cultivated)

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