Sunday, June 10, 2007

Strophanthus gratus - Climbing Oleander

It is always a delight to come across the fresh blooms of this medicinal shrub especially after a morning shower. I photographed these flowers in the Singapore Botanic Gardens

After the rain...

...and when the sun shone.

Common Name: Climbing Oleander, Cream Fruit
Family: Apocynaceae

Origin: Tropical West Africa

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