A dark purple Tibouchina urvilleana flower in sunlight with white anthers
tibouchina-urvilleana
Tibouchina urvilleana

while Colombia is home to twenty-seven native species of Tibouchina. This one and Tibouchina heteromalla, both from Brazil, are the two most popular Tibouchina ornamentals. Photographed in Bogotá.

A purple Tibouchina urvilleana flower covered in raindrops
A purple Tibouchina urvilleana flower with white anthers above a red flower bud
Two purple Tibouchina urvilleana flowers and red flower buds
Purple Tibouchina urvilleana's flowers, one in shade and one in sun
Branches of a Tibouchina urvilleana with purple flowers in sunlight
Tibouchina urvilleana
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