Thursday, 28 May 2009

The Flower Within a Flower

A gorgeous plant that some people have trouble spelling, the Bougainvillea is out in force this year. gives us an insightin to the history of the plant, alongside some stunning pictures.

From the article
The Bougainvillea is a genus of flowering plants native to South America. It was named after French Navy admiral and explorer Louis Antoine de Bougainville, who discovered the vine in Brazil in 1768 together with French Botanist Philibert Commercon, during their voyage to the Pacific Ocean.

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