Passion Flowers

Sunday, November 22, 2009

A marvel of nature, the passion flower gets its name from the Jesuit association of the flower structure with the crucifixion of Christ.  But aside from any religious connotations, this native South American tropical flower is a master of engineering.  Just look at all the details.  I don't know how Mother Nature does it.

"Passion Flowers"    © Kathy Dunham 2009