Poinsettia by rhoing


I hope this is a different sort of “take” on a pointsettia. From the greenhouse. And yes, Michelle, I must take a locked greenhouse as a challenge to get out of my comfort zone!

Species page at PhytoImages, http://phytoimages.siu.edu/cgi-bin/dol/dol_terminal.pl?taxon_name=Euphorbia_pulcherima&rank=binomial

Note from Dr. Nickrent. The genus Poinsettia was sunk into Euphorbia (in family Euphorbiaceae).

Photo taken at the SIUC Plant Biology Greenhouse, http://www.plantbiology.siu.edu/facilities/plant-biology-facilities/greenhouse/index.php

A year ago (“A ‘spiritual’ row”): http://365project.org/rhoing/365/2011-12-20
Gorgeous color and I love your perspective and crop. Nice job Thom.
December 24th, 2012  
Fantastiuc close-up of its life source.
December 24th, 2012  
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