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Posts Tagged ‘Cameron Highlands

Doll’s Shoes

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Considered the most beautiful vine in the world (by the people who make such declarations), Thunbergia Mysorensis grows freely in the Cameron Highlands of Malaysia.

I mistook it for an orchid because of the shape of the flowers and its overt come-hither qualities. Forget whether or not we are descended from apes – whoever came up with this design liked it so well they used it on us… or maybe the other way around…

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15/06/2011 at 11:42 pm

Blue Jade Vine

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When the tropics get the blues, they really have the blues. The rare blue jade vine, growing in the Cameron Highlands, known locally as the butterfly flower since two flowers placed back to back form a butterfly.

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28/05/2011 at 1:22 am

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