Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school


Bougainvillea spectabilis


Bougainvillea is a genus of flowering plants native to South America from Brazil west to Peru. Mostly used as an ornamental plant, it's flower is actually small and it's leaves are colored. Brought in July 1827 by a French navigator.


Evergreen with constant rainfall, deciduous if dry

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Spotted by

Spotted on Sep 17, 2012
Submitted on Sep 20, 2012

Related Spottings

Bougainvillea Bougainvillea Bougainvillea Bougainvillea

Nearby Spottings

Aloe Rainbow Shower Sacred Bamboo Fennec Fox
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team