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Fritillaria crassifolia

Fritillaria crassifolia
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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: 2010-03-07
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D-5000, 18-55mm AF-S Nikkor, @ ISO 320
Exposure: f/8, 1/100 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-02-14 10:22
Viewed: 3680
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note

Fritillaria crassifolia Boiss. & Huet subsp. hakkarensis Rix [TR:] Ters lale

Stem 3-10 cm. Leaves 5-8, all alternate, lowest 4-7 x as long as broad;inner segments acute; leaves shining green. Flowers l-2(-4), broadly campanulate segments green or yellowish, marked and tessellated with brown, 1.5-2.8 cm. Nectaries linear, nectary with raised ridge, 8-12 x 1-2 mm, 3-5 mm above base of perianth. Filaments 5-9 mm, smooth or papillose. Style smooth. 5-8 mm, 3-fid;branches 2-4 mm. Capsule not winged.

Flowering: 5-7.

Habitat: Screes and stony soil, especially by late snow patches.

Altitude:1500-2500 m.

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

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Hi Volkan,
interesting photo of this flower. Unusual colours. It's a pleasure to look at such a photo in winter (we have now very cold days in Polad).
Have a nice evening,

A very beautiful Fritillaria, thanks for sharing. regards Yiannis

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-02-14 11:05]

Hello Volkan,
A beauty! The photo and the flower.

Fritillaria türlerini ben de çok seviyorum. şimdiye kadar 3-4 türünü doğada görmüşlüğüm var. bu güzel türü ise henüz göremedim. oldukça gösterişli çiçekleri var.
güzel bir çekim ve notlarla bizlere sunmuşsun. teşekkürler Volkan. ellerine sağlık.

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2011-02-14 13:06]

Lovely Fritilllaria species, Volkan, Very good capture!



Hello Volkan
Interesting plant and beautiful photo with good composition and nice colours

You have to be my favorite plant specialist from now on Volkan! Brilliant capture with fine warm colors and superb depth of field. Fritillaria crassifolia, certainly has a special beauty! Thanks for sharing Volkan and have a nice day!
George Veltchev

Başarılı bir çekim, çok güzel bir tespit Volkan, isimlendirmeye bakılırsa endemik bir alt-türü sunmuşsun bize, ellerine sağlık dostum.

nice fritillary, greetigns Ori

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