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|Colchicum cupani Gussone|
Common name: Mediterranean meadow saffron
Colchicum cupani is a widespreaded wild plant of Cretan flora flowering in autumn. The name colchicum is coming from Colchis, a region of west Georgia. The name of species is coming from Fr. Fransis Cupani (1657-1710) director of Botanican Garden of Missilmeri (near Palermo).
It can be found on rocky hills between shrubs, sunny places and rock crevices. The plant high is 8-12cm. The flowers are whitish or velvet star like shape (see in picture). It is not eaten by goats and sheeps dew to colchicin, a poisonous substance of bulbs and leaves.
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- [2014-11-19 4:58]
Wonderful view of the colchicum, I like the effect of the rays sun.
The détails and the sharpness is perfect for the composition, TFS.
Here we are the Colchicum multiflorum , the time is gone.
nice picture with good light and lovely colours
must this picture horizontale?
- [2014-11-19 8:59]
Hi Nikos,the game of lights and shadows and the sharpness are absolutely perfect,i don't know why you've cut the second,maybe a different composition with the 2 whole flowers would have been better...have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
Ciao Nikos, lovely composition with nice flowers, excellent clarity, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio