Plant ID forum: Kuala Lumpur - Shrub/Tree? with red flowers

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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Dec 30, 2016 7:57 PM CST
Another plant you see a lot in Kuala Lumpur. Can anyone tell what it is? It's a screen shot capture so the detail isn't all that great.

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"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

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greene
Dec 30, 2016 8:20 PM CST
Guessing...
Paper-Rose (Mussaenda)
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~"Leaf of Faith"
Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Dec 30, 2016 8:39 PM CST
That's close .. I think that might be it. Even if it's not, I'm going to try and find seeds for that one!
"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

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Sumatera, Indonesia
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tofitropic
Dec 30, 2016 10:08 PM CST
Bougainvillea, lots of cultivars. the only thing I don't like on them is their thorns. Usually we don't grow it from seeds though, but cuttings
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Name: Dave Paul
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Metrosideros
Dec 30, 2016 10:49 PM CST
Bougainvillea x buttiana.

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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Dec 31, 2016 7:34 AM CST
Thanks! I thought it might be that and looked for the tiny white flowers in the middle but couldn't see any.

"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

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plantladylin
Jan 2, 2017 8:20 PM CST
My first thought is also Bougainvillea. I zoomed in and enlarged the photo and I don't see the tiny white blooms of Bougies but that could just be the photo and my poor eyesight. Smiling From what I can see of the base of the plant and growth habit, I'd say Bougainvillea.

The leaves look too large and blooms don't appear large enough for Mussaenda.
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Dutchlady1
Jan 3, 2017 6:41 AM CST
I agree

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