Purplish pink canavalia rosea flower with a splash of yellow
Canavalia rosea

One of seven native species of the genus, Canavalia with a habitat below 700 feet. A ground-cover that grows on the upper beach. The flowers are edible as well as the seeds when cooked. Photographed in Tayrona.

A pink Canavalia rosea flower with yellow and white markings
Green mountains and blue sea with blooming Canavalia rosea plants in the foreground
A pink Canavalia Rosea flower
Two pink flowers and green flower buds on a small spike