Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

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Egyptian Star Cluster, also known as the Star Flower, Pentas lanceolata.

Photographed on Manhattan’s Upper West Side
near the corner of West 81st street and Central Park West.

Image: GrrlScientist, 11 June 2009 [larger view].

Can anyone identify this cultivated flower?


  1. #1 OmegaMom
    June 13, 2009

    Hah. I was thinking nicotiana, but then I found the Penta Lanciolata, and I think that’s what this is.

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