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Mutant Foxglove

Mutant Foxglove
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Copyright: Les Bennett (williewhistler) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 82 W: 0 N: 229] (1577)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-06-19
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D300s, Nikkor AF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 ED
Exposure: 1/25 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-06-19 13:59
Viewed: 5060
Points: 10
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This evening a friend has guided us to a lonely location where a number of these foxgloves are growing,the top bloom being open bell shaped.
Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) anomaly peloric monstrous terminal flower mutation caused by a double recessive gene at a locus called "centroradialis".

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2012-06-20 0:23]

Hello Les,
This is an interesting and somewhat spectacular mutant, something new to me!
Well taken with fine clarity and natural colours.
Thank you!
Kind regards,

HI Les,
what a nice flower. Nice and incredible! Amazing colours, composition.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2012-07-08 4:47]

Hello Les,
Finally I have understood why these Foxgloves are mutants. Well taken shot and an interesting contribution to TN.
Kind regards

hello Les
this is a very nice picture of this flower
i have post this last week also on TN
this name of this variant is


Pelorische topflower mostly on the
Digitalis purpurea
People with flower gardens are very interting of the seed of this flower
thanks greeting lou

interesting and unusual, TFS Ori

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