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Allium neapolitanum

Allium neapolitanum
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Copyright: Volkan Eroglu (Gramineae) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 62 W: 3 N: 212] (1074)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-02-07
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D-5000, 18-55mm AF-S Nikkor, @ ISO 200
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-02-08 3:23
Viewed: 5323
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note

Allium neapolitanum Cyr.

Bulb subglobose, 1-2 cm diam.; outer tunics membranous or crustaceous. Stem 20-50 cm, triquetrous. Leaves usually 2, broadly linear, 0.5-2 cm broad, attenuate-acuminate, keeled beneath, glabrous and often scabridulous at margin. Spathe 1-valved, ovate, acuminate, shorter than pedicels. Umbelfastigiate or hemispherical, 5-8 cm diam., many-flowered, nodding in bud. Pedicels 1.5-3.5 cm. Perianth patent; segments white, broadly elliptic-ovate,7-12 mm, obtuse. Filaments included, 1/2 x perianth segments. Capsule 5 mm, enclosed within perianth segments. 2n = 35.

Flowering: 3-5.

Habitat: Macchie, phrygana, rocky places, weedy banks, rivulets, ruins, often in shade,

Altitude: s.l.-1035 m.

Reference: Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands Vol:8

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hello Volkan
a beauty with great details and good sharpness
the light and colours are beautiful
greeting lou

  • Great 
  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-02-08 6:11]

Lovely white flowers beautifully captured against the blue sky, good details. tfs.

I think this the best photograph of this species that I have ever seen! The colours and detail is stunning! regards Yiannis

Selamlar volkan bey,
Mükemmel bir çiçek harika bir çalışma.
Elinize sağlık.

nice capture of this lovely garlic, TFS Ori

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