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Rhododendron and bee

Rhododendron and bee
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Copyright: erwin ardli (ardli) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 14 W: 5 N: 10] (92)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-06-24
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon EOS 350D, Canon 18-55mm EF-S f3.5-5.6, Digital ISO 100, Hama UV 58 mm
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/100 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-12-08 3:27
Viewed: 3784
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Rhododendron (from the Greek: rhodos, "rose", and dendron, "tree") is a genus of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae. It is a large genus with over 800 species. and most have showy flower displays. It includes the plants known to gardeners as azalea.

The species are shrubs and small to (rarely) large trees, the smallest species growing to 10-20 cm tall, and the largest, R. arboreum, reported to 50 m tall. The leaves are spirally arranged; leaf size can range from 1-2 cm to over 50 cm, exceptionally 100 cm in R. sinogrande. They may be either evergreen or deciduous. In some species the underside of the leaves are covered with scales (lepidote) or hairs (indumentum). ; some of the best known species are noted for their many clusters of large trumpet-shaped flowers. There are however alpine species with small flowers or with small leaves.

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Rhododendron L.

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Hello erwin,
Colours on photo is very beautiful and soft.
I'm just wondering about the appearance of Rhododendron.
Very well done.

Hola erwin.
Una foto preciosa de ese abejarruco.Un saludo

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