Friday, May 8, 2015

Crown flower ("Calotropis Gigantea'')




"Calotropis Gigantea (Crown flower) is a species of Calotropis native to Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Sri Lanka, India, China and Pakistan."
In Thailand they're called "Love Flowers" because they are used in various floral arrangements, especially making garlands for wedding couples. They were also supposed to be popular with the Hawaiian Queen Liliuokalani, who considered them as symbol of royalty and wore them strung into leis.






Crown flower  ("Calotropis Gigantea'')


Crown flower  ("Calotropis Gigantea'')