Sunday, November 16, 2008

Today's Flowers: Unknown...


I wish I knew how this tree is called!
I just liked it and took a picture!


I really don't know if these are its flowers or fruits!
The only thing I know is that it looks really pretty, doesn't it?


Thanks to Pat my plant has its name. It's Pyracantha !

20 comments:

MEDITERRANEAN KIWI said...

yes it does, and i don't know what it is called either!

Denise said...

Beautiful indeed Marina. Lovely photographs for Today's Flowers. We don't always need to know the names of the flowers we take, just to enjoy them and these photos are lovely.

Marie Reed said...

That is truly a gorgeous tree! What a great shot:)

Yen said...

Those are beautiful! I saw similar here..Nice shots!~

Mine is, HERE. Have a great week ahead!

ChrissyM said...

we have a tree similar in our yard. I have to pull out the photos and post next week. The tree is different shape then the one in your photo. Very pretty. Sorry I can't help you with the name.

ilanadavita said...

Nice tree and red fruit.

Mckay K said...

I don't know what it is called. But, I have them in my yard and the birds eat the berries in the winter months.

The red berries let me know that the holiday season is upon us.

arleena said...

Wonderful shots.

ellen b said...

I've seen this same tree/bush here in Southern California and was wondering what it is too :0)

Pat - An Arkansas Stamper said...

I believe your bush to be a Pyracantha. This is a very pretty example.

Darla said...

I agree with pat it is a Pyracantha, they also come with golden berries.

fishing guy said...

Marina: They are really beautiful colors on the tree.

Maria said...

Hallo Marina,I just looked up your Pyracantha in wikipedia and found a photo of the red fruits that look just the same as on your beautiful picture. Here in Austria the bush is called Feuerdorn ("fire thorn") and we often find them in gardens. The blossoms are also very lovely in spring!

Arija said...

Well, they are certainly fruit but what tre that is I too don't know.
It is very pretty though.

ayamlin said...

Hello marina!
it looks like trees called "Nanten "
it's called Nandina in Europe.
this Nandina is from Japanese " Nanten "
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nandina

Maria said...

Marina, that's really amazing!
The languages are really closely connected. pyr fire Feuer - these words sound very similar and could be the product of sound shifts.
Our boys in confessional schools had to study the old Greek language at my time, for instance in Jesuit order schools. Many of our words have Greek roots.
So funny that you noticed this connection here!

Darla said...

Thanks for visiting. My sister in law is married to a Greek! This is fascinating. Last name Joanas. My husband and I ate some grape leaves this past Saturday night that I bought from the Greek Food Festival here. Anyway, the plant is also known as Chinese Spinach and it is supposed to be edible.

Rinkly Rimes said...

I enjoy flowers too, without knowing the names of them! I always feel inadequate because I just say 'that pink one'.

Also, I only speak one language; I'm the usual uneducated (language-wise) Brit.

guild-rez said...

I believe it is a PYRACANTHA - Firethorn.
Lovely pictures.

antigoni said...

Excellent post. I have this photo from far away.LOL