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Pride of Burma

Amherstia nobilis


Ornamental and showy flowers.


Right at the entrance of the War cemetery at Kandy. The blood red flowers are stunning.


Wikipedia says that the tree is native to Burma (Myanmar). The name Amherstia honours one Lady Amherst, and also her daughter Sarah.

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Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Jan 12, 2017
Submitted on Mar 22, 2017

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