the floss silk is blossoming again. to me this tree is a signature of the garden; it stands beautifully by the side of the steps leading towards the centre fountain and serves as a handsome canopy of the ice-cream hawker during weekend.
兩年前曾寫過此樹。如今慶幸樹在花依然。可是花期早了。兩年前是十月開花的，今年九月還未到尾聲。two years ago i wrote about this tree. the blooming time was october then. this year …
九月九日見花蕾 budding on september 9
九月二十三日粉紅掛枝頭 flowers show stages on september 23
小葵花鸚鵡也來賞花 yellow-crested cockatoo visiting
絲木棉 floss silk tree (chorisia speciosa) – kingdom: plantae 植物界 | division: magnoliophyta 被子植物門 | class: magnoliopsida – dicotyledons雙子葉植物（舊稱雙子葉植物綱或木蘭綱）| subclass: dilleniidae 五椏果亞綱 | order: malvales 錦葵目 | family: bombacaceae (kapok-tree family) 木棉科 | genus: chorisia kunth | species: chorisia speciosa a. st.-hil. ~ from usda’s natural resources conservation service ~