15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Alien flowers bathe in the light of the sun
This is a photo of the cannonball tree (Couroupita guianensis). The flowers from this tree are very alien like. Although they appear sturdy, they are actually quite ephemeral, degrading within hours after being separated from the tree.
|Photo Location:||Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America|
|Copyright:||© Leo Louis|