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Bougainvillea glabra Choisy

Synonyms

Bougainvillea arborea, Bougainvillea brachycarpa, Bougainvillea formosa, Bougainvillea rubicunda, Bougainvillea spectabilis

Common names

Gouhanamiya, paperflower

Extract from Wikipedia article

Bougainvillea glabra, lesser bougainvillea or paperflower, is the most common species of bougainvillea used for bonsai.

LinkAl Nisr Street with paperflowers (Bougainvillea glabra), Fereej Abdel Aziz area. Doha, Qatar, May 24, 2013
Location on mapsUmm Al Shebram Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkPaperflower (Bougainvillea glabra) on Al Sham Street in area of West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 11, 2014
LinkClose up of paperflower (Bougainvillea glabra) on Al Sham Street in area of West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 11, 2014
LinkPaperflower (Bougainvillea glabra) on a fence on Al Istiqlal Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 22, 2014
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkPetals of paperflower (Bougainvillea glabra) on the ground on Al Istiqlal Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 28, 2014
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkPetals of paperflower (Bougainvillea glabra) on the ground on Al Istiqlal Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, October 20, 2014
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal St, Doha, Qatar
LinkDry petals of paperflower (Bougainvillea glabra) near Al Istiqlal Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, October 20, 2014
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkPaperflower (Bougainvillea glabra) in a park at Al Markhiya Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAl Markhiya Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkBlooming paperflower (Bougainvillea glabra) in a park at Al Markhiya Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAl Markhiya Street, Doha, Qatar

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