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Photos courtesy of ubcbotanicalgarden, Wikipedia, and Linda De Volder.

Lotus berthelotii aka Parot’s Beak, Coral Gem, Pelican’s Beak, and Canary Island Trefoil. A tender perennial from the Canary Islands that is now extinct in the wild. However, it is fairly common in cultivation. The flowers are naturally red, but there is a golden orange cultivar.

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Posted on Monday, 20 May
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    Whoa *___* lovely. That’s sad that it’s extinct in it’s wild home though =(
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    Very pretty
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