Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Flower for the Day 4-30 Hoya


In the midst of all this outdoor explosion I looked 
upward from the dining room and found this exotic bloom 
on our hoya plant which lives on the second floor landing. 
A flower cluster in which stalks of nearly equal length 
coming from a common center to form a curved surface 
is called an umbel.

The blossom of the hoya is umbellated.

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