OOOOH! This gorgeous pair of luscious lips belong to a plant known as Psychotria elata, a tropical tree found in the rain forests of Central and South American countries like Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama and Ecuador. Affectionately, Psychotria elata is called Hooker’s Lips or the Hot Lips Plants. The plant has apparently evolved into its current shape to attract pollinators including hummingbirds and butterflies.

OOOOH! This gorgeous pair of luscious lips belong to a plant known as Psychotria elata, a tropical tree found in the rain forests of Central and South American countries like Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama and Ecuador. Affectionately, Psychotria elata is called Hooker’s Lips or the Hot Lips Plants. The plant has apparently evolved into its current shape to attract pollinators including hummingbirds and butterflies.

I haven't done my lecture on Asian furniture and decorative arts in awhile....

I haven't done my lecture on Asian furniture and decorative arts in awhile....

Preparing for my lecture tomorrow on Egyptian Art History!

Preparing for my lecture tomorrow on Egyptian Art History!

My article in the Coldwell Banker's Spring View Magazine

My article in the Coldwell Banker's Spring View Magazine

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