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Crocus biflorus subsp. nubigena

Crocus biflorus subsp. nubigena
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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: 2011-01-20
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D-5000, 18-55mm AF-S Nikkor, @ ISO 200
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-01-20 2:26
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Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Crocus biflorus Miller subsp. nubigena (Herbert) Mathew [TR:]Safran [EN:]Saffron

Corm tunic membranous or coriaceous with entire or toothed rings at base. Leaves (3-)4-9, synanthous, 0.5-3.5 mm broad. Prophyll absent. Bracteole present, subequal to or much narrower than bract. Throat of perianth pale to deep yellow, glabrous or finely papillose; segments 1.7-3.5 x 0.5-1.3 em, subacute, obtuse or rounded, white,exterior sometimes prominently striped, veined, speckled or stained with purple, dark blue or grey. Filaments 3-7 mm, yellow, glabrous or finely papillose; anthers (0.8-)1-1.4 em, blackish, sometimes yellow with a greyish or blackish connective. Style dividing into 3 yellow to reddish-orange slender or expanded branches. 2n = 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22.
Flowering: 2-6(-7).
Habitat: Open rocky slopes, scrub, alpine turf, sparse coniferous woods,
Altitude: 200-3000 m.

Reference: Flora of Turkey and East Aegean Islands Volume 8

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A well composed pic with good DOF.

Wonderful to see these Crocuses! regards Yiannis

hello Volkan
very nice coloured composition with good details and lovely colours
greeting lou

Lovely shot Volkan Eroglu! Fantastic white balance, composition and colors!
George Veltchev

Greetings Volkan, Your photo here is very attractive.


Nice shot with good composition,colours and sharpness.

Hmmmm.. geçenlerde Yamanlarda idim. Ne bir çiğdem ne bir safran denk gelmedi. Sadece birkaç Gagea vardı o kadar. Ellerine sağlık Volkan.


güzel bir safran fotoğrafı olmuş, elinize sağlık. selamlar.

Hi Volkan,

The flowers are well placed in the frame. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the crocus. There is a good contrast between the colors of the flowers. Have a nice day.


simple and so beautiful, TFS Ori

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-02-09 3:39]

merhaba Volkan,
very beautiful capture of the crocus. The details of the feature is well shown here. The colours of the petals are so pretty and attractive.
such a special speciae that we dont have in my country.


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