"Crown of the Inca" Flowers of the earth without evil

Source: Family Albun

Good morning to all the readers of golos.io. Autumn will soon be arriving, a beautiful season of the year, the landscape turns golden and yellow, beautiful moments to take beautiful photographs, while that happens on the other side of the world. The land without bad Corrientes- Argentina! Spring is coming.

On September 21st in my country the arrival of spring is celebrated, the fresh days and the rich aromas of flowers are already perceived, motivated by the arrival of this season I want to share some beautiful photographs. This beautiful young lady is called "Euphorbia pulcherrima" her friends call her "crown of the Inca" better known as "federal star" her parents baptized her "Christmas flower" her relatives are the "Euphorbiaceae", it was "Mexico" that saw her birth , the gardeners cultivate it as a plant to adore the interior.

Although it is a plant grown for indoor, these can grow to five meters high. It is very common to see it in much of the world, however there are areas that are more seen, in Guatemala can be seen throughout its territory, there are cultivated or wild type these last are located on the edge of the lakes or lakes. In Mexico wild varieties are grouped in the area of ​​"Guerrero, Oaxaca, Michoacán and Chiapas", while commercial varieties abound in "Morelos, Michoacán, Puebla, State of Mexico, Jalisco, Veracruz, Querétaro, Guanajuato, Chiapas, Guerrero and Baja California "

Other very interesting data about this beautiful flower that I want to share

  • The Mexicans call them in the language "Nahuatl, Cuetlaxóchitl which means (" Flower that withers ") another amazing name is" cuitlatl ", which means born of" excrement ", this is referred to by its natural propagation, it is the birds that eat their fruits and swallow their seeds and lego the plant is born from the excrements of birds
  • We Argentines call it "Federal Star" because of its red color, the same color that the federal party used in our country
  • Nicaraguans call them "shepherdess" for the ornaments used in Christmas
  • Venezuelans call it "papagayo" and "Flor de Navidad"
  • Chileans and Peruvians call it "Corona del Inca or Flor del Inca"
  • Colombians call it "Christmas Flower"
  • The Paraguayans and the Uruguayans call it "Federal Star"
  • Christmas flower, in Venezuela and Colombia
  • The Costaricans call her "Pastora"

The "Crown of the Inca" is the most sold plant in Europe AND USA. UU Because it represents Christmas throughout the universe. Although it is a plant that can grow up to five meters, it has some limitations, it does not tolerate very cold or high temperature environments, it feels comfortable in temperate places, it prefers moist soils, but it can not live submerged in water, Its roots are very delicate.

In addition to giving beautiful flowers, these plants have healing powers, it is very common for women with newborn babies to use it to increase "breast milk", excellent remedy home to treat conditions of "warts, erysipelas, erysipelas, herpes, skin infections and wounds" Home Expectorant ideal to cure "tonsillitis and cough"

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As you could read The "Crown of the Inca" is not a simple flower, it is a plant full of history and mysticism worthy of being spread.

I hope that my writing has been to your liking.

I wish you all happiness and prosperity

The images correspond to the family album

The camera used Nikon Coolpix B500

Thank you for your visit

Jose Luis

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