Carrichtera annua in fruit
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|Carrichtera annua (L.) DC. in Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. 7: 244, 250 (1821)|
Basiònim: Vella annua L., Sp. Pl.: 641 (1753)
=Carrichtera vellae DC., Syst. Nat. 2: 642 (1821), nom. illeg.
Annual plant, covered with simple hairs. Leaves elongated, very slightly, and wrinkled at the edges. Flowers yellow. Fruits in capsule named silicula, it opens by two valves.
Grows on arid & sandy soils. Distribution: Mediterranean region, north of Africa, Sahara.
This photo is taken in Al-Aaiun, Western Sahara
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Interesting photo Ferran! This plant is also very common in Cyprus.
Very nice fruits for this plant. We have it too.
Good photo. regards yiannis
Très belle macro valorisant bien le sujet sous une belle lumière et une excellente profondeur de champ ; merci pour le partage.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
very nice picture with good details and lovely colours
thanks greeting lou
- [2011-12-01 13:15]
A very nice presentation of this plant. Excellent details and nicely composed.Best regards Siggi
- [2011-12-01 15:35]
Hi Ferran,i must to say you a big thanks to show us these species so rare,and you're brave to make so because they aren't a catch-eye to show.Great and interesting work and top sharpness and colors,i like it!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano