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|Romulea bulbocodium (L.) Sebast. & Mauri|
Romulea bulbocodium is a very common and widespread wild plant of cretan flora. It is a herbaceous plant, with erect, hairless stems.
Flowers are very variable in colour; tube and throat usually yellow, segments white to lilac or violet, greenish or with 1-5 dark lines outside. Bract 1-2·1 cm, purplish or with reddish-brown dots, with a very narrow thin,dry (scarious) margin. Bracteole equalling the bract but wider, acute, (obtuse when flattened out), scarious, or with a narrow green keel, brownish. Perianth (1-)2-3·5(5·5) cm; tube 3·5-8 mm; segments elliptical to oblong-oblanceolate, usually acute. Filaments hairy below; top of anthers reaching to about the middle of the segments or a little higher.
Habitat: Garigue and phrygana, open rocky places, on stabilized beaches and mountain slopes.
Flowering period: Febr. - May
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- [2015-02-04 7:21]
Hi Nikos,a beautiful and interesting specie in an excellent macro,i like a lot the exposure,perfect to create the best contrast with the dark background,very good details too.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
Hello Nikos - Another beautiful presentation of a flower with attractive dark BG and eye-catching composition. Nicely managed light on white petals with natural sharpness. Thanks for sharing this "ROMULEA" species with useful NOTE. Regards - Srikumar
Very nice picture with great sharpness and beautiful colours
thanks gr lou