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Cypripedium calceolus II

Cypripedium calceolus II
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Copyright: Jan Gaisler (honza) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 533 W: 0 N: 720] (4197)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-05-21
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/800 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Orchids (wild), Flower(Yellow)II [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-01-10 3:44
Viewed: 3775
Points: 8
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Yellow lady slipper (Cypripedium calceolus)

Height: 30 - 60 cm
Flower: red with yellow labellum, wide about 6 cm
Flowering Season: May - June
Foliage: 3 to 5 alternate leaves
Site: Rich wooded slopes, bogs, wet woods, shady swamps
This species is very rare and protected in my country.

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Flowers have a good definition from the background. And they look suave and lovely.

Regards, Petru

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  • red45 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2636 W: 74 N: 9091] (31094)
  • [2006-01-10 5:47]

Another great photo of this amazing flowers. They look great, especially with green BG and sunlight!

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm:-):-):-)..one of my favourite;-) member;-)of Orchidaceae family:-). As you probably knew in Poland it's also a rare and protected specie:-).

In Poland we called this specie Obuwik:-).

Thank's for such beautifull flower:-)

Hello Honza,
I like the composition of this shot, showing the flowers from different sides.
Nice work!
Best greetings,

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