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Paper Flower , also known as lesser bougainvillea, is a species of bougainvillea and is the most common species of bougainvillea used for bonsai. It has shiny green, slightly hairy leaves and magenta colored bracts.

Bougainvillea, a native of Brazil is an evergreen, climbing woody vine. Tiny white flowers usually appear in clusters surrounded by colorful papery bracts, hence the name paper flower. Single and double flower forms are available. The woody trunk tends to be twisted and the.. more

Similar species: Caryophyllales
Species identified by Julian Popov
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Uploaded Mar 13, 2018. Captured Aug 8, 2016 17:54.
  • NIKON D750
  • f/5.0
  • 1/80s
  • ISO200
  • 34mm