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Falling star

Crocosmia sp.

Description:

Atop the world's largest mountain, Mauna Loa, I found these beautiful orange and red flowers growing by the Kilauea caldera. Falling stars are also known as montbretia in the UK. It is an introduced species in Hawaii.

Habitat:

Spotted on the Kilauea Iki trailhead, approximate elevation 5000 ft.

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2 Comments

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 7 years ago

Thanks, alicelongmartin! I'll try to look up the species of Crocosmia.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 7 years ago

Cocosimia (from a bulb)

mauna Kunzah
Spotted by
mauna Kunzah

Hilo, Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Jan 7, 2013
Submitted on Jan 9, 2013

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