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Lobster Claw

Heliconia rostrata (Lobster claw), common in Bengal though native to South America - National flower of Bolivia!!

Heliconias are known to those who grow them as a host flower to many birds, especially the Hummingbird.

 

Sabujbon, considered to be a botanist's dream, has probably the largest unique private collection of cycas and adenium plants in India.

 

Sabujbon, Rasulpur, Ajay River (Near Bolpur), Birbhum, West Bengal, India

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Taken on September 5, 2008