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Does anyone know this plant/flower? Please let me know! Thanks!

UPDATE: thanks for your answers, it is ricinus. Had heard of it, but I didn’t know it was so beautiful.

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12 responses

  1. Thank you for sharing
    This fabulous work with us
    Good creations

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    October 7, 2010 at 11:47 pm

  2. «Louis» agrees with Xavi – this is a Castor Bean. Its oil has a variety of uses. The bean itself is toxic.

    Castor Oil Plant

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    October 7, 2010 at 7:12 pm

  3. Hi Rob,
    This plant is called Ricinus communis (Castor oil plant)Ricino in spanish.
    Have a nice day

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    October 7, 2010 at 5:41 pm

  4. http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_bED-0fIalvE/TJJeW39cpeI/AAAAAAAAGeA/AmX-hI-yOdU/s1600/P1000284.JPG

    du ricin ??

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    October 7, 2010 at 1:24 pm

  5. K

    so pretty!!!

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    October 7, 2010 at 12:48 pm

  6. I may be worng but I think we call this rambutan, (A rambutan is a kind of fruit tree from southeast Asia) and It is related to the Lychee. It is a hairy skin on the outside but juicy fruit inside with a big seed!
    (Maybe I ma wrong!)
    Wong

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    October 7, 2010 at 11:37 am

  7. Whatever it is, – it is pretty!!:)

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    October 7, 2010 at 9:04 am

  8. I imagine it's a kind of épice, I mean to do sausages, and it's also beautiful!
    Léia

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    October 7, 2010 at 8:27 am

  9. I have seen it here in Greece also. Dont know what its called. Its a beauty.
    Have a great day.
    Costas

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    October 7, 2010 at 4:59 am

  10. Warm Aloha from Waikiki

    Comfort Spiral

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    October 7, 2010 at 3:58 am

  11. It's very striking and unusual! Even the stem is a gorgeous color. Beautiful photo!

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    October 7, 2010 at 3:44 am

  12. It looks good, but I can't help you.

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    October 7, 2010 at 3:35 am

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