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Shoofly Flower

meanie

By Meanie


Shoofly Flower (Nicandra physaloides (Apple of Peru))

Taken today at Oxfords botanic gardens.



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It's really lovely. The colours and markings are beautiful.

8 Oct, 2010

 

Thanks Homebird - I struggled a little with the shot as I was shooting into the sun to get the effect of lighting up the bloom with the suns rays shining through it (call it an arty moment!).

8 Oct, 2010

 

Well done you.............. :o)

8 Oct, 2010



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This photo was taken at The University of Oxford Botanic Garden.

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