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Phagnalon rupestre

Phagnalon rupestre
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Copyright: Umar Ulyn (goatman04) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 961 W: 2 N: 1863] (10573)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-05
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/1.4, 1/500 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-12-12 8:21
Viewed: 2312
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This Phagnalon rupestre is in its seed dispersal stage. The slightest breeze/wind will send these tiny seeds attached to hairy/woolly round parachutes to their final destination.

Phagnalon rupestre

Description: Dwarf shrub up to 50cm. Stems erect, woolly hairy. Leaves 1-4cm, oblanceolate to obovate, densely woolly hairy beneath, almost hairless or with occasional cobwebby hairs above, irregularly toothed; margin somewhat rolled backwards. Flower heads solitary. Outer phyllaries ovate to triangular, obtuse; inner lanceolate, tipped with a sharp point, entire to irregularly toothed. Cypselas cylindrical, somewhat compressed or angled, unbeaked, usually hairy.

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Hello Umar

Excellent flowers photo with their beautiful
gold color tones, and the one alone with the
purple blue color it is striking to the eye and
makes a wonderful contrast with the rest of the image,
I love the POV you choose for the photo, TFS


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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2012-12-12 9:01]

Salam Umar,
Dried flowers ..
Very nice point of view with good view on the Dried flowers.
Best salam,

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-12-12 10:38]

Hi Umar,a very nice composition whit a small touch of purple in this brown field,magnificent and bright details and colors in the best exposure.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Hi Umar,
I like these plants. Amazing natural colours. Perfect composition.
Thanks for sharing,

Ciao Umar, fascinating composition, excellent clarity, splendid light and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Interesting species & habitat
TFS, Salut

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2012-12-13 0:22]

Salam Umar,
A nice capture of this plant at seeding stage, well shown with fine sharpness and natural colours. The blue flower is a striking part of the composition.
Thanks and best regards,

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2012-12-13 5:53]

Hello Umar
Beautiful landscape.Excellent point of view for that sharp image full of great details.Colours are natural with great light.I really like that purple flower it bring an added value to your image
TFS Michel

hello Umar
very nice picture with great details and lovely naturel colours
thanks greeting lou

Hello Umar,
you are doing a nice documentation of this rare and interesting plants.
good picture of this plant with golden flower.
good sharpness and perfect colour.
best wishes,

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2012-12-17 6:06]

Hello Umar,
Love this bunch of "dry" flowers which you show well in this square composition. Lovely solitary blue one which says hello from the left side..
Well seen!
Kind regards

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