Minuartia recurva subsp. carica
|Copyright: Volkan Eroglu (Gramineae)
|Date Taken: 2003-01-01|
|Camera: EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY|
|Exposure: f/2.8, 1/350 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2011-01-30 7:12|
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Minuartia recurva subsp. carica McNeill [TR:] Taşkıran [EN:] sandwort, stitchwort
Tufted perennial, less than 10 cm, densely tufted, almost cushionforming,plants very densely caespitose to pulvinate; only the upper stems and pedicels glandular-pubescent;leaf-fascicles 1-1 5(-2) cm, often curved, with slightly fleshy to setaceous leaves; stem leaves often recurved, ± falcate; leaves rigid, terete to triangular in section, obscurely veined;. Inflorescence rather lax, 3-12-flowered; bracts 3-5-veined, the uppermost always 3-veined; sepals often ovate, acuminate, 3-5(-7)- veined, the innermost usually 3-veined; petals not longer than sepals.Capsule as-long as or a little longer than calyx. Seeds obscurely tuberculate throughout.
Habitat: Mountain slopes
Altitude: 1800-2200 m.
Note: I know, photo is not good but i wanted to share.
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Great shot with good details of the plant with the flowers
nice pose on TN with beautfiul colours
Good portrait, nice to see unusual plants from neighbouring countries. regards Yiannis
beautiful species, TFS Ori
I would love the image if you could manage to obtain a sharp focus on the foreground flowers. These alpine flowers are not growing in accesible places, so I accept.
yazı özleten çok güzel bir görünüm. karanfil grubundan çok güzel çiçekler ve güzel bir fotoğraf. eline sağlık Volkan.