Royal Purple Bougainvillea Plant

Royal Purple Bougainvillea Plant - Flower Photography

Royal Purple Bougainvillea Plant | Flower Photography

Hello Friends, Today, I share a photo of one hardy tropical vine which is known as “Bougainvillea plant” and I also share some of the Bougainvillea secrets with you.

Bougainvillea History

Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea sp.) is a popular tropical plant which grows in area where winter temperature remain above 30 degrees F. It belongs to family Nyctaginaceae. It is native to coastal Brazil and south to southern Argentina.

It was first discovered by Dr. Philibert Commerçon. It was first published as ‘Buginvillea’ in Genera Plantarium by A.L. de Jusseau. The genus was afterward split in several ways until it was finally corrected to ‘Bougainvillea’ in the Index Kewensis in the 1930s

For Bougainvillea, we can say that it is pest-free plants, but it may suffer from snails and worms.

It can be available in a variety of colors. The most common colors are pink, purple, yellow, white with magenta and orange.

Bougainvillea Uses

The Bougainvillea are popular as ornamental plants. It is used for decorative purpose in garden and homes.

The most common species of bougainvillea which is used for bonsai (know more about: How to Grow and Care for a Bonsai) is known as Bougainvillea glabra or paper flower.

It also has medicinal values. It is used to regulate menstruation, vaginal (white) discharge, cough, and treatment of hepatitis.

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This photo is captured using Canon EOS 1200D.

Photo taken at: Mount Abu, Rajasthan, India

The Below are the settings to capture this photo:

ISO: 1000
Exposure Time: 1/125 sec.
Focal Length: 96 mm
F-stop: f/5
Flash Mode: No Flash, Compulsory
White Balance: Auto
EXIF Version: 0230

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