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Blue Wax Flower

psychotria urbaniana


woody shrub


tropical rainforest


I spotted this on the Syndicate Nature Trail in Morne Trois Pitons national park.

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dandoucette 5 years ago

Thanks camila. In a way that is true, however, just the small white flower is the actual flower. The purple bits are the flower bracts, though in my mind they are almost nicer and more showier than the flower itself. Here is another I spotted with fruit.

camila.dodik 5 years ago

Such an odd-looking flower. It looks like a flower within a flower.

dandoucette 5 years ago

Thanks Gerardo.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 5 years ago

Awesome series :)

Saint George Parish, Dominica

Lat: 15.31, Long: -61.31

Spotted on Mar 5, 2013
Submitted on May 25, 2013

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