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Argania spinosa

Argania spinosa
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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: 2011-03-02
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/8, 1/800 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Plants of Morocco [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2011-11-10 20:32
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Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Argania spinosa (L.) Skeels, Bull. Bur. Pl. Industr. U.S.D.A. 227: 28. 1911

Sideroxylon spinosum L., Sp. Pl.: 193. 1753
Argania sideroxylon Roem. & Schult., nom. superfl., Syst. Veg. 4: 502. 1819


Arganier is a tree of the Sapotaceae family. It is thorny and has hard leaves, grows to 10 m, the fruit is similar to olive fruit. Of the fruit is extracted oil is highly valued, the argan oil.

This photo is taken in Tiznit vs Tarfoute, Morocco

Other pictures of Argania in my Personal web

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Hello Ferran
This a very interesting tree, which we know nothing about. Excellent photo of the fruit and leaves. regards yiannis

Nice image.

Hello Ferran
Interesting plant and note! Beautiful photo!

Bonjour Ferran,
Bonne composition et très belle lumière permettant d'apprécier la délicatesse des couleurs.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

hello Ferran
very nice picture with beautiful colours and good sharpness
thanks greeting lou

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-11-11 10:31]

Hi Ferran,i made the same road in July and the fruits are yellow,here i can see differents colors and it's very very nice,beautiful close-up on the Argan fruits,ready to will be oil or soap..ehhe....have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

nice fruit capture, amazing tree, greetings Ori

Bonic fruit que no conexia. Llum i colors al punt. Bon treball Ferran.

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