I mentioned my deep understanding of botany was pretty shallow. Here’s more proof. There are two kinds of wildflower I can name: One of them is Indian Paintbrush, the other isn’t. I found some flowers here on Maui. I am pretty sure they’re not hibiscus because I have a foto of what I think is a hibiscus in the camera, waiting to be uploaded.
Here they are, maybe you can recognize them:
I think this is a plumeria (not to be pronounced like galleria, I’ve been told).
When in doubt, I choose the name that best suits the flower. In this case, they’re Maui LPFs (Little Purple Flowers):
As always, click on the images to see what they really look like. On my screen they look awful in thumbnail size.
More to follow,