Pentas lanceolata

These clusters of flowers are a common sight in Singapore.   Pentas lanceolata Wiki


” Windflowers, my father told me not to go near them, he said he feared them always, And he told me that they carried him away. Windflowers, beautiful windflowers. I couldn’t wait to touch them, to smell them, I held them closely. Now I cannot break away. … ” Seals & Crofts – Windflowers (1974) […]


This group of lizards were spotted enjoying suntan on some large rocks in Garden by the Bay. Judging by skin colors, I’m not sure if they all belong to same species or the first one is a juvenile with lighter skin tone.  One of them was displaying a red throat, called a dewlap, a flap […]