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Tulipa gesneriana

Tulipa gesneriana
Photo Information
Copyright: Aysun Bk (dapdupdap) (48)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/5.6
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-09-01 5:37
Viewed: 3181
Points: 4
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Kingdom: Plantae (plants)
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta (vascular plants)
Superdivision: Spermatophyta (seed plants)
Division: Magnoliophyta (flowering plants)
Class: Liliopsida (monocotyledons)
Subclass: Liliidae
Order: Liliales
Family: Liliaceae (Lily family)
Genus: Tulipa (tulip)
Species: Tulipa gesneriana

"A tulip is a bulbous plant in the genus Tulipa, comprising 109 species with showy flowers, in the family Liliaceae. The species native range includes southern Europe, North Africa, and Asia from Anatolia and Iran in the west to northeast of China. The centre of diversity of the genus is in the Pamir and Hindu Kush mountains and the steppes of Kazakhstan. A number of species and many hybrid cultivars are grown in gardens, used as pot plants or as fresh cut flowers. Most cultivars of tulip are derived from Tulipa gesneriana." Source: web

Model: Nikon E5100
Exposure Time: 10/601 sec
F-Stop: f/5.6
ISO Speed Ratings: 50
Focal Length: 5.8 mm

By the way Tulip flower tepals are edible!

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To Miss_Piggy: thanks...dapdupdap 1 09-03 00:35
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Hallo Aysun
I like this macro very much. It is colourful and different to the usual. The pollen dust has a special attraction to it. Thanks for sharing this tulip filled with rainbow of colours. Best regards.

Nice POV and colors. Blue and Tulip two opposite things...

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