Javanese Flowers - Pohon Palasa / Flame of the Forest Frame

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Javanese Flowers - Pohon Palasa / Flame of the Forest Frame 5 5

Title:

Flame of the Forest - Ploso

Year:

1864

Maker:

Berthe van Nooten

Size:

245 x 313 mm

Description:

Flame of the Forest - Ploso

Butea monosperma or Flame of the Forest in English and wit ploso in Javanese is a wide-ranging deciduous tree known for its bright orange fire-like flowers, hence the name. Its wood is used to make utensils, its leaves to serve food, and flowers are used to make dyes.