Sunday, September 4, 2011

Flowers for Today- Hong Kong Flowers

The botanical gardens in Hong Kong is a treat for the eyes. The Ylang-ylang bush at the entrance to the orchidarium was full of sweet scented , greenish Ylang-ylang flowers.It is called Canaga odorata by botanists. It is known as Manoranjani in India.
The amazing flowers of the Musical Notes do look like musical notes. It is a variety of Clerodendrum.
The Ocna kirkii has flowers of yellow as well as red in the same plant. The flower is yellow when it is fresh, and turns red after it has been pollinated.
This climbing Bauhinia was full of orange flowers.
The Purple Glory Bush Tabouchina belongs to the Melastoma family.
My thanks to the team of Today's Flowers.

15 comments:

  1. You have a beautiful collection today.

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  2. Wow, a treat to see these blooms! I'm most fascinated by the Ocna kirkii.

    Hope your day is good!

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  3. All of these shots are lovely but my favorite is the Ocna Kirkii shot with the waterdrops - lovely!
    Carletta's Captures

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  4. Those flowers are beautiful. I had a customer at work bring me in some ylang-ylang blooms from his tree. I love the shape and color and the wonderful scent.

    FlowerLady

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  5. Very interesting flowers. I never knew there was a climbing bauhinia, too! The flowers look somewhat like gulmohr.

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  6. What delightful, beautiful and different flowers you have today! I love them all! Such lovely colors! Have a lovely evening!

    Sylvia

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  7. Exotic beauties!

    My share for today's flower, have a blessed Sunday!

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  8. What an amazing collection of flowers that seem to be unknow to me. The blog header is just fantastic!

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  9. I have thoroughly enjoyed this beautiful series of photographs. One of the reasons I like taking part in Today's Flowers is seeing photographs such as these, of amazing blooms that I have never seen before. Thank you so much for sharing them.

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  10. I can only imagine the Ylang-Ylang flower. And yes you are right it smells so good. All your flowers are fantastic!

    Balloon Flower

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  11. Lovely pictures. I also like the tranquility slideshow at the side.

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  12. Welcome to *WEEKEND FLOWERS*! Thanks for sharing this lovely flowers with us. The voting is open now, if you like to come back. :)

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