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Linaria algarviana


Linaria algarviana
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Copyright: Luis alberto (semprempe) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 34 W: 4 N: 140] (974)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-03-12
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-05-27 12:23
Viewed: 1654
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Linaria is a genus of about 100 species of herbaceous annuals and perennials that was traditionally placed in the figwortfamily Scrophulariaceae. Due to new genetic research, it has now been placed in the vastly expanded family Plantaginaceae. The genus is native to temperate regions of Europe, northern Africa and Asia, with the highest species diversity in theMediterranean region.
The members of this genus are known in English as toadflax, a name shared with several related genera. The scientific name means "resembling Linum" (flax), which the foliage of some species superficially resembles.
Closely related genera include the Nuttallanthus (American toadflaxes, recently split from Linaria), Antirrhinum (snapdragons) and Cymbalaria (Ivy-leaved toadflaxes).

It's very dificult to photograph, any small wind make it dance like crazy.

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Bonsoir Luis,
Agréable valorisation du sujet.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6478 W: 89 N: 15610] (65301)
  • [2014-05-27 13:30]

Hi Luis,i now the size of these flowers,very very small,and this is truly a great macro! Magnificent capture of detail and colors in the best exposure,i like it! Have a good night and thanks,Luciano

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  • john1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 122 W: 0 N: 439] (3410)
  • [2014-05-28 11:09]

Hi Luis,

Excellent macro of this small flowers, great view of the pétals.
Very good light and sharpness, TFS.
My best regards.
John

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