Saturday, November 26, 2016

Bird of Paradise

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Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia) is native to South Africa.































































Bird of paradise is related to banana and ginger. It grows best in tropical climates.





strelizia
a view on the knowie River, South Africa
Maryanne north painting, kew gardens
source: plant illustrations




                              STReLIZIA reginae                                                 
p j redoute
Missouri botanical garden
SOURCE: PLANT ILLUSTRATIONS



















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