Botany Photo of the Day Tigridia pavonia

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Peacock flower or Mexican shellflower is native to México, Guatamemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. It has also escaped cultivation as an ornamental plant, and naturalized in parts of central America and South America. This was a treat to see in the wild last October, although it was tinged with a bit of sadness. My former […]

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