Beautiful but dangerous lantana in S China's Hainan

The common lantana is one of the most popular ornamental flowers in south China's Hainan Province, which you can find almost on every flower bed by the roadside. The flower is called "five-colored plum blossom" in Chinese, as it can come in many colors. Though it is beautiful, the whole plant is toxic and can cause problems in the digestive system of humans and livestock.

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(All images taken by CGTN's Chen Chen, cover image designed by CGTN's Yu Peng)

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