YOUNG MALAYSIAN DRESSES AS HIBISCUS, THE NATIONAL FLOWER, BEFORE A
PERFORMANCE IN PUTRAJAYA.
Young Malaysian, Izyan Izanie, 12, dressed in a costume as a hibiscus
waits before a performance during the opening of a botanical garden in
Putrajaya, 35 kilometres (22 miles) south of Kuala Lumpur February 4,
2003. Hibiscus, or locally known as 'Bunga Raya', is Malaysia's
national flower. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad