The flowers of Madeira.

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  1. shiney

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    Talking about tall Strelitzia. I'm assuming these are Strelitzia :noidea:

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        `Wonderful pictures Strongy. I loved Madeira, and would go back any time.
         
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          That looks fantastic! I must add a photo of mine when it warms up - it's all huddled up in the greenhouse at the moment.
           
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          Queen Palm, Archontophoenix cunninghami one of the most planted palms next to Phoenix canariensis and Washingtonia.
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          Royal Palm, Roystonia regia.
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          Brachychiton acerifolius.
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          Chambeyronia macrocarpa, Flame palm.
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          Cocos nucifera, Malyan Dwarf coconut palm and in it's most northerly range.
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          It even had two small undeveloped coconuts.
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          Dracaena draco one of the biggest in Madeira, in the old Hospital gardens opposite the Santa Catarina gardens.
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            Fascinating Pictures strongylodon , very interesting
             
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              i visited grew just Cymbidiums for the cut flower market thousands and thousands of them incredible.
               
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