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Volutaria crupinoides

Volutaria crupinoides
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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: 2009-02-02
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-11-17 19:46
Viewed: 3793
Points: 32
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Volutaria crupinoides (Desf.) Maire, in Jahandiez & Maire, Cat. Pl. Maroc: 818 (1939)
Basionym:Centaurea crupinoides Desf., Fl. Atlant. 2: 293 (1799)
=Amberboa crupinoides (Desf.) DC., Prodr. 6: 560 (1838)

Volutaria is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family Asteraceae, its flowers are grouped in capitulum, is likely the genus Centaurea. It grows in arid shrublands, rocky and sandy soils. It is endemic from south of Mediterranean region and west to Iberian Peninsula.

This photo is taken vs Sidi Ifni, northwest of Sahara occidental.

Other pictures of Volutaria in my Personal web

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To drchoneydew: Thanksferranjlloret 1 11-18 23:18
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An exquisite flower with very beautiful bracts and lovely colours. Perfectly photographed.
regards yiannis

Good details and light.
Beautiful colors.

Hi Ferran,

Fantastic shot of these lovely pair of flowers captured superbly with fine details & colors.
I like the composition & the stunning BG. Well done & TFS.

Hi Ferran,
Wonderful image.
I like your POV, colors and details.
We have this flower in Israel as well in the desert and warm areas.

Another very interesting species Ferran! Great photo. The colors and the lighting are fantastic.

very nice, I know this species from Israel as well, TFS Ori

Hello ,
Excellent macro, wonderful presentation of the flower.

usually don't comment on flowers...this is EXQUISITE COMPOSITION! GREAT JOB

hello Ferran
this is very nice to see
great details and good sharpness with beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

Bonjour Ferran,
Très belle macro valorisant bien le sujet dans une bonne composition et sous une excellente profondeur de champ.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-11-18 9:50]

Hi Ferran,beautiful capture of this centaurea,i like the choice of pov so original and the contrast whit the dark background.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Hi Ferran,
amazing colours of these flowers. Perfect point of view. Great sharpness. Artistic composition.
Have a nice weekend,

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-11-18 11:22]

Hello Ferran.
Excellent flower close up.Colors,POV,BG,3D effect,clear details and composition are wonderful.
Best regards Siggi

Nice colors and clean composition.
I guess you used a flash?


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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2011-11-18 12:45]

Hi Ferran,
Another very nice photo. Excellent detail and perfectly sharp photo.
Colours and background are nice too.
Have a good weekend
Regards Jiri.

Ciao Ferran, beautiful flower with fantastic colors, lovely blurry BG, splendid light and excellent sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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