春花 hong kong hawthorn 2

二月底,春花正花蕾。hong kong hawthorn is budding in the end of february.

春花 rhaphiolepis indica (l.) lindl. – order: rosales 薔薇目 | family: rosaceae 薔薇科 | genus: rhaphiolepis 石斑木屬

  • ref from hong kong wetlandpark – the hong kong hawthorn is a shrub that may grow into small trees. its leaves are usually growing at the top of branches, in the form of whorls. its leaves are small and dark green, with small blunt teeth along the margin. when flowering, it can be easily recognized with its white or reddish white petals, and 15 protruding stamen. its fruits are round and black, akin to miniature blueberries.
  • 春花 hong kong hawthorn 1
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