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Holliday memories, but what is it?

By francisg
I spotted this rather curious plant/flower? whilst on holiday in Miami. It was growing wild in one of the country parks. It reminded me of a Poinsetta with the red bracts. Can anyone help with its Id?

Tags: Flowers Flowers and plants Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature Natural history plants

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31 Dec 2010 5:37AM
I am not a botanist but those leaves are shaped like oleander. However, oleanders have dense foilage not this sparse. Maybe an indiginous orchid of the region? Thanks for your votes and Happy New Year. Jamm

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francisg 14 705 1 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2010 9:23AM
Thank you "jambulata" for your visit and comment.
User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2011 9:49AM
Happy New Year Frank. Smile
pdcche 7 4 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2011 9:47PM
Great image, nice flower.. Peter
francisg 14 705 1 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2011 9:48PM
Thank you Peter.
A lovely looking little flower and image.

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