"Colony of Bougainvillea fruticosa, natural size, attached to the underside of a piece of floating timber." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Bougainvillea Fruticosa

"Colony of Bougainvillea fruticosa, natural size, attached to the underside of a piece of floating timber."…

"Portion of colony of Bougainvillea (Endendrium) fruiticosa (Anthomedusae calyptoblastea) more magnified." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Bougainvillea Fruticosa

"Portion of colony of Bougainvillea (Endendrium) fruiticosa (Anthomedusae calyptoblastea) more magnified."…

The bracts of bougainvillea spectabilis are a dull, brick red shaded with scarlet. Bougainvillea is native to South America.

Flowering Branch of Bougainvillea Spectabillis

The bracts of bougainvillea spectabilis are a dull, brick red shaded with scarlet. Bougainvillea is…

"A. A small piece of hydroid colony. p., Perisarc; m., medusoid bud; h., hydranth or polyp head." -Thomson, 1916

Hydroid Colony

"A. A small piece of hydroid colony. p., Perisarc; m., medusoid bud; h., hydranth or polyp head." -Thomson,…