This plant seems to have large red lips, just like Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger. With a scientific name of Psychotria Elata, this species also goes by the fitting names of the Hot Lips Plant, Flower of Lips or even Hooker's Lips. The colourful red flowers have evolved to attract pollinators including hummingbirds and butterflies. The plant can be found in the forested areas of tropical America such as Costa Rica and Colombia.
Tabacón, Costa Rica | Tabacón is a hot springs resort in the Alajuela Province of Costa Rica, located at the northern base of Arenal Volcano between Lake Arenal and the town of La Fortuna. The geothermal springs are heated naturally by the volcano. ~Wikipedia #travel #explore
Templo católico de San Joaquín de Flores, Heredia Costa Rica
The turquoise-browed Motmot, national bird of Nicaragua: there is a bare section of the feather shaft near the end of the tail, a unique feature among all bird families. by Jerry-Oldenettel in Costa Rica
protea comes in beautiful muted pink and red and white and is great for adding an unusual and tropical touch to you winter wedding flowers. Usually available in January but not totally reliable. winter wedding flowers seasonal bouquet.