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Carlina brachylepys

Carlina brachylepys
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Copyright: Ferran J Lloret (ferranjlloret) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 791 W: 53 N: 2113] (10340)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-07-25
Categories: Fungi
Exposure: f/8, 1/1000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-10-05 18:42
Viewed: 3018
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Carlina brachylepys (Batt.) Meusel & Kästner, in Feddes Repert. 88: 403. 1977

(=Carlina involucrata Poiret var. brachylepis Batt. Fl. Algérie, Dicot.: 485. 1889)

Carlina (carline thistle) is a genus of about 30 species of thistles in the family Asteraceae, native to Europe, north Africa and Asia. The highest species diversity in the Mediterranean region, and only one species (C. biebersteinii) as far east as China. Source

Carlina brachylepys is endemic plant To Morocco and Algerie.

This photo is taken in Aït Aissa, Toubkal Mountains, at 1.800 m , High Atlas, Morocco,

Other Carlina in my Personal web

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  • BREARD Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 106 W: 1 N: 419] (2141)
  • [2011-10-05 21:28]

Bonjour Ferran,
Belle image aux jolies couleurs. Bonne composition avec une excellente netteté.

Great photo Ferran! Very good POV, excellent composition and impressive sharpness.

Excellent photo of the Carlina, nice species. regards yiannis

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-10-06 0:35]

Hello Ferran,
Beautiful photo of this flower in very nice light and colours. Good sharpness. Pleasing composition.

TFS , I learn so many new plants from you ! Ori

hello Ferran
very nice shot with good details and lovely colours
thanks greeting lou

Hi Ferran,
another interesting and nice plant from mountains in Morocco. Great point of view. Excellent sharpness and a lot of details.
Very good light conditions.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-10-06 16:29]

Hi Ferran,another beautiful flower from the high Atlas,you choose the best moment to visit these mountains,in the last week i been there but the flowers are disappears...like the butterflies..ehhee...Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

dude um you might wanna change the category cause this is not a fungi.By the way nice photo
and very lively colors

Bonjour Ferran,
Bonne composition et excellent angle de prise de vue valorisant bien le sujet.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

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