Thursday, June 13, 2013

Make that four!


A Periwinkle, a stunning Allamanda, a twirlling Jasmine, and a bashful Oleander.  Enjoy four flowers of the day!

I had mistakenly called the Allamanda a "Amapola" and it is absolutely not that.  In Spanish we call the yellow flower, canarios because they are yellow like the canary birds.  Huge mistake!  Here is more information about the canarios or allamanda plant:


Allamanda cathartica
Plant
Allamanda cathartica is an ornamental plant of Allamanda genus in the Apocynaceae family, which is native from Brazil. This plant is cited in Flora Brasiliensis by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius. It is mainly used to treat malaria.Wikipedia
Scientific nameAllamanda cathartica
RankSpecies



Posted by Picasa

No comments: