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Plant: Rain Flower

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photowiz
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Plant: Rain Flower

Unread postby photowiz » Sun Jun 12, 2011 4:42 pm

Hi everybody,

I recently took a photo of this flower, now that I want to give it a name I can't find it on google.
Can anyone please provide an ID?

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Thanks,
Thomas

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Dotty
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Re: Flower ID please

Unread postby Dotty » Sun Jun 12, 2011 4:46 pm

Hi Thomas,I think it is an Osteospermum or Cape Daisy, a native to South Africa .
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Re: Flower ID please

Unread postby photowiz » Sun Jun 12, 2011 5:12 pm

Thanks Dotty,

Just found it on flicker as well under african daisy, much appreciated. :clap:

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Caracal
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Re: Flower ID please

Unread postby Caracal » Sun Jun 12, 2011 6:12 pm

Great photo , Photowiz :clap:
The flower is also known as the reenblommetjie...( rain flower). It seems to be the first one to bloom after the rains !!!


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