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Red Spider Lily in Kinchakuda
Japan

This place is famous for the large colonies of the red spider lilies (a family of amaryllis). Japanese people call the flower Higanbana. "Higan" means the world after the ending of our life, and "bana" means flower. The place "Kinchakuda" is very interesting. The place has a circle-shaped field, which is surrounded by the Koma River. The shape of the field resembles to a round-shaped coin purse ("Kinchaku" in Japanese). In this season, a lot of people come here to see the flowers.

Copyright: Taro Tsubomura
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11852x5926
Taken: 02/10/2011
Uploaded: 02/10/2011
Updated: 09/07/2014
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