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Purple Allamanda


Purple Allamanda
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Copyright: manee makkala (makkala) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 48 W: 0 N: 84] (1733)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-12-09
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Flower, Flower(purple/violet) [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-12-12 5:19
Viewed: 7341
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Allamanda(Allamanda blanchetii.)is in the Apocynaceae family which includes Plumeria, Carissa, Ochrosia, Adenium, Mandevilla, Nerium oleander, Thevetia and others. All plants with milky sap like these (also typical of the Euphorbia family) are potentially toxic - though a few, like Carissa, are not. You can identify this family easily by the trumpet-shaped flowers that have radially symmetrical lobes that are usually twisted like little propeller blades as well as the milky sap. Allamandas have smooth margined leaves in opposite pairs or whorls.

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Hello Manee! Amazing flowers. Amazing colors. Beautiful sharpness. Good work. Best regard!

Hi Manee,
Wonderful flower!
Adequate perspective and splendid texture.
Excellent chromatism and very well detailed.
Congratulations!
Regards,
Josť Roberto

Hi Manee,
Very nice. TFS.
- Nirmal

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