Wishing a great summer weekend with the colours of bougainvilleas and raspberries!
Bougainvillea (/ˌbuːɡᵻnˈvɪliə/ or /ˌboʊɡᵻnˈvɪliə/) is a genus of thorny ornamental vines, bushes, and trees with flower-like spring leaves near its flowers.
They are native plants of South America from Brazil west to Peru and south to southern Argentina (Chubut Province).
Bougainvillea are also known as buganvilla (Spain), bugambilia (Mexico, Guatemala, Cuba,Philippines), “‘pokok bunga kertas”‘ (Malaysia), Napoleón (Honduras), veranera (Colombia, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Panama), trinitaria (Colombia, Panama, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic & Venezuela), Santa Rita (Argentina,Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) or papelillo (northern Peru). [ source: wikipedia ]