07 July 2011

Leaf or Flower ?

Look at this beautiful plant. The edge of the branches grown with reddish flowers right ?

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I did thought so when I first came across them…. but if you go closer to the branches.. this are what you see …

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Actually most of the red flowers look alike at the tip of the branches are new leaves. The leaf turn green when it grown older. Another unique plant on the street.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Mr..SG also hv aplenty such similar growth of leaves on the streets & home gardens..They will slowly turn greenish in color as they age, then u can differentiate bottom part is darker green,upper part brighter green leaves. Sui

David S. Bader said...

Beautiful!