14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

Known as the "shower head", this plant (Paepalanthus sp.) Is typical of the Cerrado vegetation dominates the central-western Brazil and the region of Jalapao / TO. In Brasilia it is widely used by artisans for making flowers with dry leaves and fruits of the Cerrado.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Alto ParaĆ­so, GO, Brazil
Camera: NIKON D3200
Copyright: © Lucia Horta