Bird of Paradise

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Thursday 23 October, 2014 by Uncle Spike

The recent ‘Guess What‘ challenge featured this weird image…

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Did you get it, or even close?

Well looks like Pat from New Bloggy Cat did, and having correctly deduced what the larger image was, I now await my fate as Pat can now challenge me to write a guest post on her blog about ANY SUBJECT she likes (eek!)

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The answer was a Bird of Paradise flower, or Strelitzia if you are into that sort of grown-up speak.

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13 thoughts on “Bird of Paradise

  1. galeweithers says:

    I would never ever have guessed …

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  2. […] the recent successful ‘Guess What’ post that turned out to be a Bird of Paradise flower, here’s something a little […]

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  3. newbloggycat says:

    Yippee, I got it right ٩(˘◡˘)۶. Wow, it’s an honour to have Uncle Spike to write a guest post on my blog ✍(◔◡◔) Hmmm, I’ll have to think about the subject first. I shall get back to you soon, Uncle Spike…thank you!

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  4. JenM says:

    Never would have guessed it and that is one of my favourite flowers!

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  5. AnnetteM says:

    Wow – I would never have thought of that. It didn’t even look like a plant. I have seen those plants when in Thailand, but didn’t realise they had purple bits! Good one!

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  6. Bert says:

    It is the national flower of South Africa by the way. The banana tree is a close relative with very similar flowers.

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  7. I was way off mark and wouldn’t have identified it correctly in a million years! Absolutely well done to Pat 🙂

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