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Dove tree

Dove tree
Photo Information
Copyright: Olgierd Rozycki (rolesox) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 173] (1940)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-05-05
Categories: Trees
Camera: Canon EOS 400D, Canon Zoom Lens EF 75-300mm, SELCO 58mm UV
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-07-02 7:44
Viewed: 3663
Points: 0
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Dove tree (Davidia involucrata) grows in mixed forests in central and westerly China. The tree attains in China the height 20 m, in Poland to 10 m. During bloomings hung with white stipules, the from here popular name "the handkerchief tree”. The Dove tree was discovered in 1869 by Armand David, the French natural historian and the missionary.
The made photo in the Dendrological Garden of Przelewice, near Pyrzyce. This here grows the greatest and showpiece of this tree in Poland.
PL - dawidia chińska, chusteczkowiec.

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Thank you for sharing a picture of this rare and beautiful tree. I have heard that this tree is difficult to photograph - visual effect is hard to translate to photographic medium. I have seen this tree; but never in bloom. It's nice to see a picture.

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