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Citrullus colocynthis


Citrullus colocynthis
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Copyright: Ori Fragman Sapir (fragman) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3032 W: 11 N: 2351] (43778)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-02-12
Categories: Desert
Camera: Canon G10
Exposure: f/4, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-02-13 10:07
Viewed: 3511
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Citrullus colocynthis is a wild watermelon. It belongs to a group of species that is related to the cultivated watermelon. Here u can see one plant with dry fruits, after the fruits are detached form the stem they are driven by floods, break and disperse their seeds.

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This just shows that, with the right eye, a beautiful image can be created with what might not seem promising to others. Well seen and well presented, Ori. Very natural.
Neels

  • Great 
  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-02-13 22:24]

Hi,
Good natural history image, tfs.
nagraj.v

Interesting composition Ori
Regards,
Christodoulos

A beautiful image and such an effective passive dispersal machinery Ori, nature provides so many means of survival indeed!
Mehmet

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