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Close-up of the flowers of the Cannonball Tree (Couroupita guianensis)
Malaysia, Penang, Georgetown, April 2011

Hindus consider the Cannonball Tree as a sacred tree because the petals of the flower resemble the hood of the Naga, a sacred snake, protecting a Shiva Lingam, the stigma.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Couroupita_guianensis
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May 24 2011 18:50 GMT marijke06
crazy but wonderful flower!
May 24 2011 18:54 GMT sini
Wonderful close-up flower!:)
May 24 2011 18:55 GMT hallo
Interesting flower!
May 24 2011 18:56 GMT clintonfolks
wonderful photo and story ...
May 24 2011 18:59 GMT Pea2007
Great details and colours.
May 24 2011 18:59 GMT FLUMP
A beauty
May 24 2011 19:44 GMT Annamaria
Lovely close-up,Peter!! Such a very special flower!!
May 24 2011 20:04 GMT bandsix
Delightful flower Peter....it's lovely!
May 24 2011 23:05 GMT MargNZ
Unusual flower but very nice Peter :)
May 25 2011 02:12 GMT Studio88
Peter, I've never seen a Flower like this - Thanks for bringing this Beautiful Flower to Us ;-)
May 25 2011 02:28 GMT beady
An interesting flower... Good find
May 25 2011 07:18 GMT sider
Colorful Peter. I ever seen this flower but don't know the name. It's a flower can find in Asia. ';))
May 25 2011 08:53 GMT marioalbertina
Flower very interesting
May 25 2011 08:58 GMT linnywv PRO
Amazing details here Peter. Must be a beautiful sight.
May 25 2011 12:12 GMT hans55 PRO
beautiful flowers !!
May 25 2011 12:13 GMT loverboy
A place of beauty have to make another trip nice detail.Tony
May 25 2011 12:56 GMT Jakeobean
Peter...wonderful capture of this most unusual bloom....it is a very complicated flower....Never seen anything like this before...thank you so much for sharing with us....
May 25 2011 14:08 GMT Lalbabu
Great closeup!!!
May 25 2011 19:10 GMT elsje323
beautiful close-up
May 25 2011 19:44 GMT charlie26
Superb macro shot Peter. Very interesting flower.
May 25 2011 20:05 GMT martini957
Very pretty
May 26 2011 06:40 GMT senna3
Thank you all for your nice comments.
May 26 2011 06:43 GMT senna3
Sider, in the caption below the picture I have collected some information about this flower. In the Wikipedia link you can find full details.
May 26 2011 10:11 GMT h43
This is really interesting and what a lovely photo.
May 26 2011 13:20 GMT senna3
Thank you Heather.
May 27 2011 21:42 GMT LadyD
great, exotic flower...
May 28 2011 05:49 GMT senna3
Thanks again LadyD.
Jun 01 2011 16:01 GMT bluefam
so lovely.

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