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Butterfly Pea

Centrosema sp.


This beautiful pea flower, about 2" high and wide, was on a hearty vine about six feet up The pods are about 10" long and half an inch wide, with a tendency to emerge horizontally instead of hanging straight down. There are purple streaks emerging from the mouth of the flower, which is pure white.


This was found hanging from the trees at the edge of pastureland carved from rainforest near the Macal River in western Belize

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Irene Brady
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Irene Brady

Belmopan, Cayo, Belize

Spotted on Dec 8, 2011
Submitted on Feb 8, 2016

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