The Egyptian Star Cluster (Pentas lanceolata) is a flowering perennial plant in the Rubiaceae family of madder plants. It is also known as the Egyptian Star Flower.
It is native to Africa.
It grows up to 90 centimetres (36 inches) tall.
Its leaves are about 15 centimetres (6 inches) long.
At the top of its stem is a cluster of red star-shaped flowers.
Photographed in the Luxembourg Garden, Paris, August 2021.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls