29 October 2017

Anybody recognize this flower?

Found this in my father in law’s garden. Incredibly red (absolutely velvety red) in color, they seem to bloom in a pair together. And it appeared that each flower had 2 petals. Pretty small in size. The red color looked great against the lush green. But I do not know the name of the flower.

Any help?



Posted October 29, 2017 by Rajib Roy in category "Vacations

22 COMMENTS :

  1. By Mallika Mandal on

    Rajib ,this same plant I also have in my garden ,but the color is different . The stem is full of thorns .I think this belongs to the cactus family .

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  2. By Parijat Mukherjee on

    Euphorbia milii (crown of thorns, Christ plant, Christ thorn) is a species of flowering plant in the spurge family Euphorbiaciae, native to Madagascar. The species name commemorates Baron Milius, once Governor of Réunion, who introduced the species to France in 1821.

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