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Just Shoot Me

Bala, 28, Gordon Gekko in the making, pseudo-intellectual, cynic, bibliophile, obsessive compulsive ranter...

A Botanical Mystery

February 16, 2007


Back in the Herbarium days of 12th standard botany, i acquired the above exotic plant, which i thought to be the Bird of Paradise Plant (sterlitzia reginae ).

This particular plant takes atleast 3 or 5 years to bloom and the one in my house has taken 9 years to flower and you see the result above. But when i search for Bird of paradise plant in google, the result shows the actual bird of paradise has blue and gold petals, whereas mine has red and gold petals.



The leaves and stems do look alike, but the color alone is different - Now if mine is not sterlitzia reginae, what plant is it?

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