Flower of the Purple Hong Kong Orchid Tree (Bauhinia Purpurea).
Located in Innisfail, Far North Queensland, Australia.
(Best viewed large!)
Bauhinia purpurea is a species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, native to South China (which includes Hong Kong) and Southeast Asia. Common names include Hong Kong Orchid Tree, Purple camel’s foot, and Hawaiian orchid tree. ~ Ref – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bauhinia_purpurea
Camera: Pentax K10D
Lens: smc Pentax-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL
Focal Length: 45mm
Shutter Speed: 1/60 sec at f/4.6
Poster available – Small (590mm x 395mm)