My brother in law captured this. This is from Philippines. Can someone please id this plant?
You might have better luck getting an ID in the Name That Plant forum. A lot of the folks over there are incredibly knowledgeable.
Here is a link that might be useful: Name That Plant
Looks like an Allium but Castor oil and false castor oil also have same type of flowers. Wish, could see the complete plant.
That is a kadamba flower. Is it very fragrant? As the story goes, many Hindu gods and goddesses adore kadamba groves.
It does look like a kadamba flower. Here is a link
Here is a link that might be useful: Neolamarckia cadamba