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Kapok in bloom at Sanya Buddhism cultural zone

Print Ma Zhiping and Liu Xia chinadaily.com.cn Updated: 2020-02-26

Kapok, popularly known as the "flowers of heroes" in South China, are in full bloom again at the Sanya Nanshan Buddhism Cultural Tourism Zone, one of China's largest traditional Buddhism culture destinations in Sanya, a coastal city at the southern tip of Hainan Island.

 

The beauty and sweetness of the colorful flowers have attracted crowds of visitors, as well as birds and squirrels, for a spring outing. People have made Chinese characters that say "Come on China, Come on Wuhan" with the fallen red kapok blossoms to express their hope that the dazzling red kapok flowers could blow away the haze of the epidemic as soon as possible.

 

Kapok flowers are in full bloom at Sanya Nanshan Buddhism Cultural Tourism Zone, one of China’s largest traditional Buddhism culture destinations in Sanya. [Photo/Chen Wenwu]

 

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Kapok flowers are in bloom at Sanya Nanshan Buddhism Cultural Tourism Zone. [Photo/Chen Wenwu]


 

People make Chinese characters that say "Come on China , Come on Wuhan" with fallen kapok blossoms. [Photo/Chen Wenwu]

 

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