Almost perfect isn’t it?
Can a human sit on a leaf?
As you can see the answer is yes.
It looks a little like a water-bed, but it is a water-lily.
Okra is well-known as a vegetable, and its flowers are very attractive too.
I took this photo in Itoh in Izu. The azaleas were just past their best, but still an amazing sight.
When asked to name a flower beginning with ‘C’ one of my students could have said ‘carnation’ or ‘crocus’ or even ‘camomile’, but instead he chose to answer ‘casablanca’
I know Casablanca is one of the main cities of Morocco, and I know it is a Spanish word meaning ‘white house’ (or house white), but I never knew it was a flower.
The student then proceeded to show me a picture of this flower on his mobile phone, and what a beautiful flower it is too.