Brownea coccinea subsp. capitella: Mountain Rose

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Brownea coccinea is a species in the subfamily Caesalpinioideae of the family Fabaceae. Common names include Scarlet Flame Bean, Mountain Rose, Rose of Venezuela and Cooper Hoop. The species is native to Guyana, Venezuela, Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago.

Brownea is a genus of about 30 species in the family Fabaceae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae. The species are shrubs and trees growing to 20 m tall.

Photo: SBG, Singapore [20150402]

Source: Wikipedia


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