There are hundreds of species of Eucalyptus, most of which are native to Australia. The flowers on this particular species are a brilliant red color. Photographed at the UCSC Arboretum in Santa Cruz, California.
Orchid - The Queen of Sheba - Thelymitra speciosa - This flamboyant beauty is native to Western Australia. It grows in open, sandy clays in exposed plains within the Wheatbelt. It takes between 7 to 10 years to flower-
Exotic Erythrina crista-galli - Commonly known as Cockspur Coral Tree in English, and Ceibo in Spanish, Erythrina crista-galli (Family: Fabaceae) is a species native to South America, now naturalized in many countries around the world.