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Desert flowers


Desert flowers
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Copyright: Les Winder (Rewind) (20)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-03-01
Categories: Desert
Camera: Pentax K10D
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/180 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-09-15 9:17
Viewed: 5800
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Taken in March 2007 near the Bahrain International Circuit after the wettest winter in Bahrain for many years this Callous Leaved Gromwell was in full flower. The flowers and leaves of these plants are eaten by the spiny tailed lizrds (Uromastix microleptis) which are quite common in this area.
Many thanks to Ori (Fragman) for pointing out the correct name of the plant, see his critique posted on 16th Sept. Ori is a botanist by profession so I am sure this is correct.

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Beautiful flowers, it is Echiochilon fruticosum. greetings, Ori

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
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hello Les,
These flowers look so small and fine, made for extreme climats. Very beautiful with the grey background.
Thanks and best regards
Anne

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