Anthurium - Kaumana (red), Pink Exotica (light pink), Flamingo Flower, Painted Tongue
With its open, heart-shaped flower and tropical disposition, Anthurium symbolizes hospitality and has an incredible vase life. It is a large genus of about 600-800 species belonging to the araceae family. The species thrive mostly in wet tropical mountain forest of Central and South America, no members of this genus are indigenous to Asia. The flowers are hermaphrodite, containing male and female flowers. Anthurium is one of the flowers commercially grown in the Philippines for the cut flower industry.
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Linking to Macro Flower Saturday and Today's Flowers
i love the way you shoot the flowers especially the first one. perfect angle and composition...
I like Anthurium is it a leaf or a flower.
Amazing anthurium and they grow well in our island!
Very beautiful....wish I could grow this in my garden.
Beautiful exotic flowers and so long lasting.
Lovely capture Miranda.
Feel free to link to Floral Friday Fotos also.
Beautiful shots of flowers.
I am trying hard to grow one. This is beautiful.
Great pictures you show.
Thanks for the comment on my blog.
Wishing you a good Sunday.
Hugs Hanne Bente
Such a classy looking flower! You shot it well.
Beautiful shots of the anthurium.
Beautiful shots of a very elegant flower.
Gosto de Antúrios suas flores além de serem exóticas perduram por vários dias.
Parabéns pelas belas imagens!
Feliz Semana✿ ❀ ❁
The petals never quite look real to me. :)
Your last shot is my favorite - lovely!
I love anthurium. Great shots.
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