National Geographic : 1931 Apr
FACES AND FLOWERS BELOW THE TROPICS FLAMING AGAINST SUBTROPIC SKIES In the Union's yearlong cycle of color, the mauve jacaranda is followed by the blazing flam boyant. This so-called "flame-of-the-forest," a species of poinciana, is found as far east as the Malay Peninsula. ) National Geographic Society IYatural olior rnoiogiapIn y vmeavmn im>lw HOMEWARD-BOUND FOR MOTHER INDIA East India coolies were first introduced into Natal in 1860, to meet labor shortage due to abolition of slavery. These women and their families, in charge of Durban's labor bureau, are about to embark from South Africa for their homeland.