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Sternbergia colchiciflora

Sternbergia colchiciflora
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Copyright: Lior Almagor (LiorAlmagor) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 14 W: 0 N: 90] (1266)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-11-06
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D200, Nikon AF-S VR 105mm 2.8G IF-ED Micro
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-11-19 0:45
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Points: 6
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Kingdom: Plantae
clade: Angiosperms
clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Genus: Sternbergia
Species: Sternbergia colchiciflora
Geophyte. A very typical flower of the Autumn in Israel. Relatively rare.
one of three species of Sternbergia growing in Israel.
The other two are:
1. Sternbergia clusiana which was rare in the past but today there are many sites in Israel of this species.
2. Sternbergia lutea which was probably brought to Israel by priests from Italy.

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Ciao Lior, lovely composition with beautiful flower, excellent sharpnes, wonderful natural colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-11-19 15:54]

Hi Lior,very interesting specie,it's a beautiful capture ,excellent yellow and sharpness and very curious position too.Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

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