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Gulmohar


Gulmohar
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Copyright: nagaraj vn (nagraj) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-05-03
Categories: Trees
Camera: Nikon D200, Micro-Nikkor 105mm f.4
Exposure: f/11, 1/125 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-05-10 6:45
Viewed: 3088
Points: 28
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Delonix regia.
Its summer time and one can see this tree in bloom all over Bangalore. This one I captured last year.
About the tree: from Wikipedia:

Delonix regia is a species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae. It is noted for its fern-like leaves and flamboyant display of flowers. In many tropical parts of the world it is grown as an ornamental tree and in English it is given the name Royal Poinciana or Flamboyant. It is also one of several trees known as Flame tree.

In India it is known as Gulmohar گل مور or گلمور (Hindi and Urdu -‘Gul’ means ‘Flower’ and ‘Mohr’ is 'coin or stamp'.also "Gul" means flower and "Mor" means "Peacock". which seems to be most close to physical appearance and beauty of this tree.It is also known there as Krishnachura (Bengali: 'crown of the Lord Krishna). In Vietnamese it is known as Phượng vĩ (means "Phoenix's Tail) (Vietnamese), Malinche, and Tabachine.[1] In Guatemala, Antigua Guatemala, it is known as "Llama del Bosque". In Khmer, the tree and the flower is known collectively as "Peacock" or ដើម (tree) or ផ្កា (flower) «ក្ងោក»។

This species was previously placed in the genus Poinciana, named for Phillippe de Longvilliers de Poincy, the 17th century governor of Saint Christophe (Saint Kitts). Because it is a legume, the tree has nitrogen-fixating and soil-improving properties.

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  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2013-05-10 6:55]

Hi Nagaraj
Excellent shot, lovely this Delonix regia whit beautiful red flowers...great details and wonderful colors.
Horia

Hello Nagaraj,
No doubt a splendid image. Perfect photo taken from a good POV. The details and colors of this interesting tree in bloom are great. I like the superb contrast against the background.
Thanks for sharing!
Marius.

Hi Nagaraj,
This shot is taken from a very nice angle and well composed. Very well done.
JC

Hello Sir,
In Bengali we call it as Krishnachura (Bengali: 'crown of the Lord Krishna)
Very well composed picture with perfect vibrant colour.
regards,
samiran

你好
照的很清晰
很可愛的花
構圖也美麗
謝謝分享
STONE

Hello Mr.Nagraj,
Yes,Samiran Da is right.In Bengal we call it 'Krishnachura' and yellow one calls 'Radhachura'(Crown of the Goddess Radha).

You have captured it nicely with splendid colour and green leaves.
Thanks for sharing,
Kind regards and respect,
Srikumar

Ciao Nagaraj, lovely composition with beautiful blossom branches, wonderful natural colors, splendid light and excellent clarity, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

Hello Nagraj

Beautiful flowered tree, fine POV and specially
the wide angle framing, excellent contrast
of the color tones, TFS

Asbed

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-05-10 14:55]

Hi Nagaraj,these trees are really a great spectacle to see in this moment,a puzzle of green and red in the sky,magnificent capture whit fine details and perfect exposure,i like your choice to dedicate a pic at this plant.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Hello Nagaraj
Excellent photo of the tree, good point of view,
excellent light, detail and background.
Very good to see this species
regards yiannis

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-05-13 8:12]

Hi Nagaraj,
Beautiful colours, excellent detail and perfectly sharp photo.
Regards Jiri.

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  • Tina Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 60 W: 0 N: 132] (1427)
  • [2013-05-13 13:19]

Hello Nagaraj,
Lovely colours ! Great clarity and light ! A magical composition. TFS Tina

Armónico y bello conjunto Nagaraj. Muy bien comppuesta.
Saludos, J. Ignasi.

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-05-17 1:36]

Hello Nagaraj,
missed this one..excellent choice of horizontal framing, fine colours as usual and for us a very exotic looking tree. Must be beautiful if so many are in blossom at the same time.
Kind regards
Anne

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