I'm writing this on Tuesday even though you made the post on Wednesday! Is it the bark of the prickly ash or "toothache" tree?
This is a palo borracho tree from South America. We used to have one when we lived in Corpus Christi. It
Judy, you are too good. *Pat pat* Huzzah!YP, you are good too. You can travel through time.
That's because I'm Doctor Why! Or maybe Doctor Whine! Doctor Wine? A big WELL DONE to Judy! What's her prize I wonder?
If it is the bark of a palo boarracho tree, I am more fascinated by its green horizontal stripes than by its protuberances...One could say the same thing about Lady Gaga, I suppose.
Its a Kapok Tree. I have done a post of one in full pink flower before on Firefly Photo Files.
YP, she gets a pat on the head next year when she comes to NZ. And a cyber-huzzah in the meantime.Robert, I've not caught up with a visual on this Lady Gaga phenomenon, not having TV, but I've heard people in my class talking about her. She has green stripes, does she? Is she Madonna-esque? I fear I have pointed (ha ha) you in the wrong direction with my recent bunny post.Firefly, welcome to The Last Visible Dog. Yes, I came to visit your blog looking for confirmation identification. Sorry, I should have left a calling-card. I intended to revisit, your images are really classy!