Strelitzia reginae (Bird of Paradise)

Strelitzia reginae Aka as Ave del Paraiso, Strelitzia, Crane Flower or Bird of Paradise, is a flowering plant indigenous to South Africa. The hard, beak-like sheath from which the flower emerges is termed the spathe. This is placed perpendicular to the stem, which gives it the appearance of a bird’s head and beak; it makes a durable perch…