Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Mitrephora maingayi

Tree: intact flower with 3 inner petals fused distally to form an open hanging basket.

Fallen outer petals.

Ash-colored trunk.

3 comments:

namnam said...

Hi Joe, also resembles Polyalthia rumphii.
Namnam.

Joseph Lai Tuck Kwong said...

Thanks namnam,

the morphology of the Polyalthia flower is very different from Mitrephora. You can check up some Polyalthia photos (and Monocarpia too) from my website at:
http://www.eart-h.com/text/wtmguide.htm

cheers : )

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