domingo, 30 de outubro de 2011

Apricot-Monkey

The Aterro do Flamengo is one of the most important areas of entertainment and tourist attractions of the city. It has high speed ways responsible for the good order of the traffic of transportation among Downtown and South Zone of Rio.  Also found in Flamengo many flowers as the apricot-monkey (scientific name Aubl Couroupita guianensis., Lecythidaceae), also known by common names monkey-nuts, bowl-a-monkey-ball cannon, macacarecuia, almond of the Andes and Cuito-Bravois a species of tree from the Amazon that has round fruits that hang in clusters and blooming flowers, widely used in landscaping and urbanfarms. It has an average height between 8 and 15 metersberry fruit typelarge and round,and its flowersvery fragrantcome directly out of the trunk.

20 comentários:

  1. Essa flor sempre me surpeendeu por sua exuberância!!! Linda fotografia!!!
    Boa semana, amigo!
    Um beijo carinhoso.

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  2. Flor estranha, essa... Me fez lembrar a dança dos leques coreana...

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  3. Fantastic capture and such an unusual flower!

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  4. Very exotic to my eyes! It's quite attractive!

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  5. What an amazing flower~very exotic!

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  6. That is just a stunning shot. Beautiful!

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  7. So lovely! Plenty of them here in Asia.

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  8. The petals seem to embrace the center.
    Lovely capture!
    Thanks for your visit today.

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  9. So beautiful! Never seen anything like it!

    www.adventureswithjessica.blogspot.com

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  10. Lindíssima flor, Roberto.
    Pelas cores, pela exuberância...

    1 abraço,
    paulo

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  11. Oh wow Robert! That's excellent, great work!

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  12. Fabulous shot of this amazing flower. Nothing like that grows here so it was a pleasure to view your photo.

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  13. The most beautiful photo I see today. ^_^

    Macro

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  14. Gorgeous colors and details.

    Happy MM

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