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Romulea phoenicia

Romulea phoenicia
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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: 2012-01-03
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D 300s, Nikon DX AF-S 18-200mm 1:3.5-5.6 G ED
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/100 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-01-13 0:28
Viewed: 2471
Points: 12
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Family: Iridaceae
Genus: Romulea
Species: Romulea phoenicia
Romulea phoenicia is native to Lebanon and Northern Israel. Like many geophytes from this part of the world, they are well suited to the winter rains and hot dry summers. Leaves emerge at end of autumn and die back after flowering and fruiting at the end of winter. Purple flowers are produced between January and April. Flowers are 25-35mm and have 6 petals. The entire plant reaches 5-10 cm height

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its winter time and I'm happy...great capture, Ori

Nice genus and new species for my, TFS

what a lovely colour of this flower, nice composition too.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-01-13 10:37]

Hi Lior,very interesting specie and fantastic capture of this purple in the shadow,spectacular details,sharpness and pov,i like it!Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano.

Ciao Lior, lovely flower with fantastic colors, splendid light and excellent sharpness, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-01-13 11:39]

Hello Lior,
Excellent presentation of this flower in beautiful contrasting colours and great sharpness and details. Taken from the best POV.

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