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Convolvulaceae


Convolvulaceae
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Copyright: philippe hornus (amanengone) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 188 W: 54 N: 412] (2113)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-11-17
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon PowerShot A95
Exposure: f/4.9, 1/100 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Travelogue: Visiting Gabon in 2010
Date Submitted: 2011-04-17 10:32
Viewed: 4319
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
Ipomea, Convolvulus or Calystegia ? Who can identify it ?

This plant was found close to a swamp in an cleared area for food crops. It is extremely common in that area. On cleared land, it can be a real nuisance, by twining on other plants. Once other plants have been trapped in the vine, it becomes difficult to separate them from that undesirable visitor.

However all convolvulaceae, are not to fear: in particular, one of them is quite appreciated: Ipomea batatas, better known under the name of sweet potatoes, is very wanted for the food of tropical forest habitants .

Sweet potatoes, closer to chestnuts than to potatoes in terms of taste, can enter all sorts of culinary preparations and culinary.


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Hallo Philippe
Although this is a flower we see quite often, it remains a beautiful specimen and the one you share with us today is no exception. The combination of pink and green is really striking and the clarity of the fine hairs at the back of the flower is great. I like the almost full framed composition. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.
Anna

Bonjour Philippe,
Intéressante publication mais pour ma part l'identification est impossible par manque de connaissance car la photographie est remarquable par sa précision sous un excellente angle de prise de vue permettant d'apprécier la finesse de nombreux détails.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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