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Powder Puff

Calliandra

Description:

Calliandra is a genus of flowering plants in the pea family, Fabaceae, subfamily Mimosoideae.

Habitat:

The Calliandra genus contains about 200 species that are native to tropical and subtropical regions of southern Asia, Africa, Australia and the Americas.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Powder Puff
Caliandra sp. Calliandra


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18 Comments

W1ldl1f3 1
W1ldl1f3 1 7 years ago

Makes me feel like fireworks!

zapabio
zapabio 9 years ago

Beautiful !!! Nice colours !!!

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 9 years ago

Thanks all for all the comments !

Congratulations! Beautiful!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Congratulations Rubens!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Congratulations Rubens

vipin.baliga
vipin.baliga 9 years ago

Fantastic..!!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Congrats!

OnengDyah
OnengDyah 9 years ago

It beautifful..that colour is beautifful.

Parabéns pela acham do dia

Yasser
Yasser 9 years ago

Congrats! This beautiful shot was selected as Spotting of the Day!

"Calliandra is a genus of flowering plants in the pea family. The flowers have numerous long slender stamens that give rise to the common name of Powder puff."

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Aaron_G
Aaron_G 9 years ago

Every time I look at this thumbnail image in the stream, it makes me think of fireworks. Looking through the comments, I'm not alone with that thought. :-) Great images!

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 9 years ago

wow stunning

woooww!!! GORGEOUS!!! <3 :)

p.young713
p.young713 10 years ago

Very Pretty!

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 10 years ago

Dan, thanks for ID. Possibly Calliandra surinamensis ? The leaves are very small and close at night.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 10 years ago

Looks like Fireworks! Very appropriate timing!

IanMichaelIleto
IanMichaelIleto 10 years ago

wow, first time I saw a purple one!

rubens.luciano
Spotted by
rubens.luciano

SP, Brazil

Spotted on Jul 3, 2011
Submitted on Jul 3, 2011

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