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Orchis papilionacea ssp heroica

Orchis papilionacea ssp heroica
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Copyright: anita and mike allsopp (juanit) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 5 N: 270] (1522)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-04-05
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon 550 D, Tamrom 90mm f2.8 DI
Exposure: f/11, 1/90 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Orchids of Rhodes [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2012-04-21 11:12
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Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Low growing with a ball like inflorescence. Sepals and petals darker than the lip, dark-red striped forming a loose open helmet.
Lip in all shades from white to pink, dark red striped.

Habitat Phrygana dry meadows, in open spaces also in sparse pine woodland only on basic sub soils.

Flowering period: Beginning of February to beginning of April

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Ciao Anita.
Ottima foto di questa orchidea,con dei colori molto dettagliati,ottima nitidezza come la composizione molto bella complimenti.
Ti auguro un buon fine settimana, ciao Marco.

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2012-04-22 2:29]

Lovely! I like this species a lot!

All the best,


Bonjour Anita et Mike,
Agréable publication valorisant bien le sujet sous une bonne profondeur de champ et dans une belle lumière.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

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