शुक्रवार, 25 सितंबर 2015

Heart shaped Flower

The Heart-Shaped Flower, Anthurium

Anthurium is a genus of about 1000 species of flowering plants, the largest genus of the arum family, Araceae. General common names include anthurium, tail-flower, flamingo flower and lace-leaf. The name comes from the Greek and means "flower-tail." And indeed the flower of this plant is unusual. On long peduncles blossoms white, pink or red slightly re-curved towards the veil - bracts. It is dominated by a straight or slightly arched, different from white to red head - small flowers inflorescence. Plant leaves are large, smooth and shiny, and the flowers stand out above them due to high stalk