Tuesday, July 27, 2010

China Flower

Adenandra villosa - the China Flower - is now flowering on Table Mountain. Not even 2 cm across, the flowers are exceptionally beautiful and shiny. It is a member of the citrus family - Rutaceae - also known in South Africa as the "buchu" family. Its leaves contain aromatic oil.
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3 comments:

  1. This is beautiful flower. Nice shot.

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  2. I was hoping to see your Theme Day post for Bright Colours but I will return in a few hours.

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