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Copyright: Raimundo Mesquita (mesquens) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 168 W: 9 N: 287] (2073)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-09-08
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-04-30 14:47
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Points: 6
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Brassavola tuberculata
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Brassavola tuberculata
Brassavola tuberculata - Curtis' 56 (NS 3) pl. 2878 (1829).jpg
1829 illustration from
Curtis's botanical magazine
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
Subtribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Brassavola
Section: B. sect. Sessilabia
Species: B. tuberculata
Binomial name
Brassavola tuberculata
Hook. (1829)
Bletia tuberculata (Hook.) Rchb.f. (1862)
Tulexis bicolor Raf. (1838
Brassavola tuberculata is a species of orchid endemic to Brazil.[1]

Its diploid chromosome number has been determined as 2n = 40; its haploid chromosome number has been determined as n = 20

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  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2016-04-30 15:07]

Hi Raimundo,a very good macro on the small flowers of this amazing specie,very elegant and nice,taken in an excellent exposure and sharpness,well done! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

great orchid, TFS Ori

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2016-05-01 9:16]

A truly lovely orchid, Raimundo!

The POV is excellent, so is the lighting. The DOF is a bit shallow due to the small f-stop you used. Still,l a lovely photograph.



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