We were attracted by the gigantic leaves which look like leaves from the papaya plant. The leaf can be several feet wide, with the sunlight shone through it, it was quite a sight!
This is the young shoot of this plant about to open. The interesting thing about this plant is, before the invention of styrofoam, we used the dried pith of this plant to make models in the kindergarden and primary school. They were often dyed into different colors.
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