Vieille fille

The “Vieille Fille” – spinster if translated literally, is a shrub like plant with clusters of tiny little flowers that grows in most areas of Mauritius.

 

Vieille Fille

 

Lantana Camara, for its more scientific name, is not an endemic plant, and is actually an invasive species on the island – and in the world. They grow quite easily (which is probably why they invade everywhere!) in small bushes and they produce flowers of various colors: yellow, orange, red, pink, white & purple are the ones I’ve mostly seen. Continue reading “Vieille fille”