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Old 10-31-2009, 06:09 AM
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Local Tropical Flower

Just a picture i took while walking my dog. I had never seen this flower before. Feel free to what you like with it.




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Old 10-31-2009, 07:52 AM
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Re: Local Tropical Flower

Thank you for posting. I was a bit confused by this combination of local AND tropical, until I saw location: Florida. That explains it.

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Old 10-31-2009, 08:00 AM
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I'm in SW Florida we have a unique assortment of plants
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Old 10-31-2009, 08:24 AM
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Re: Local Tropical Flower

Thought it could use a dip in some wax.
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Old 10-31-2009, 10:13 AM
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Re: Local Tropical Flower

The wonderful flower you posted is called a Bird of Paradise. They are a beautiful, exotic plant.

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Zingiberales
Family: Strelitziaceae
Genus: Strelitzia

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Old 10-31-2009, 01:42 PM
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I like beautiful colorful tropical flower.
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Old 10-31-2009, 02:25 PM
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One to many and then finished up using Impressionists.
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Old 10-31-2009, 03:37 PM
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Re: Local Tropical Flower

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The wonderful flower you posted is called a Bird of Paradise. They are a beautiful, exotic plant.

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Zingiberales
Family: Strelitziaceae
Genus: Strelitzia

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we have bird of paradise also, here's one i took at work,i think the original flower is different

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