Flame of the forest, Parrot Tree. Butea monosperma. Poems and songs of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, likened its bright orange flowers to fire. Associated with spring, plays a big part in the spring celebrations of West Bengal, in eastern India.
From our collection of botanical photographs, illustrations, and paintings. We hope you will enjoy these images as much as we do.
Taken on September 18, 2014