Saturday, March 3, 2012

The flame lily (Gloriosa Superba) Sumatra Indonesia


This photo was taken in Bengkulu Indonesia. This beautiful flower is called flame lily, or many other good names as glory lily, flame of the woods, climbing lily, superb lily etc. This flower plant is from the family of  Colchicaceae under genus Gloriosa.



Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Liliales
Family: Colchicaceae
Genus: Gloriosa
Species : G. Superba

Reference:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloriosa_(genus)