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Fumaria officinalis


Fumaria officinalis
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Copyright: Luis alberto (semprempe) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 34 W: 4 N: 140] (974)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-01-23
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/50 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-05-19 13:55
Viewed: 1005
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Fumaria officinalis (common fumitory or earth smoke) is the most common species of the genus Fumaria in Western and Central Europe.
It is an herbaceous annual plant, which grows weakly erect and scrambling, with stalks about 10 to 50 cm long. Its pink 7 to 9 mm flowers appear from April to October in the northern hemisphere. They are two lipped and spurred, with sepals running a quarter the length of the petals.[1] The fruit is an achene. It contains alkaloids, potassium salts, and tannins. It is also a major source of fumaric acid.

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fumaria_officinalis

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nice pleasing closeup, TFS Ori

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-05-20 9:37]

Hi Luis,a fantastic macro of this specie very common in my country too,great capture and great close up with the best colors and great detail everywhere,i like it!! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Ciao Luis, lovely composition with beautiful flowers, excellent clarity, splendid light and colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Bonjour Luis,
La lumière me paraît un peu trop forte, ou du moins le contraste ne me semble pas suffisant, mais les sujets sont tout de même bien valorisés sous une bonne profondeur de champ.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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