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Aristolochia gigantea - Pelican Flower

 Aristolochia gigantea - Pelican Flower (Aristolochia gigantea - Pelican Flower)

This very large vine with huge flowers is native from Panama to northern Brazil. Photo taken at Quail Botanical Gardens, Encinitas, CA (San Diego County) on July 6, 2010.

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Wow wonderful how big is that flower head

8 Jul, 2010



The flowers grow up to 24in/61cm long.

8 Jul, 2010


That is a wonderfully ugly bloom!!
I want one!

8 Jul, 2010



That's funny! : > )

8 Jul, 2010

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