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i used to pick bouquets of these for my mom. she has been gone for many years but everytime i see them i remember......

Medinilla magnifica, is a species in the genus Medinilla native to the Philippines, commonly known as the Philippine Orchid, and it is an epiphyte. The flowers are pink, red or violet. The fruits are violet, fleshy berries . King Boudewijn of Belgium was a big devotee of Medinilla. He grew them in the royal conservatories and they were depicted on the bank note of 10,000 Belgian francs. Vintage Botanical Print c. 1850.