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Origanum cordifolium

Origanum cordifolium
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Copyright: Sami TAMSON (stomsoncy) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 156 W: 0 N: 399] (2992)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-07-15
Categories: Flowers
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-07-18 6:55
Viewed: 2466
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Origanum cordifolium (LAMIACEAE)
An aromatic, perennial subshrub up to 60 cm high. Leaves opposite, ovoid to cordate in shape, with leathery texture. Flowers whitish or pinkish arranged in an oblong, pendulous spike and subtended by large, purplish bracts. It is a rare endemic species, restricted to the Troodos range (Pafos Forest) on rocks and cliffs, especially along streamsides (altitude 200-1200 m). Flowering season: June to August.
IUCN category: Vulnerable

Source:Charalambos Christodoulou (floracy)

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hello Sami,
composition and colour is marvelous, very nice picture,
best wishes,

Hi Sami,
interesting photo of this plant. Nice colours. Very good composition.
Thanks for sharing,

Interesting composition Sami! Impressive photo with wonderful BG, fantastic colours and very good sharpness.

really nice, it is blooming now also in our botanical gardens, TFS Ori

hello Sami
beautiful coloured flower with great details and nice composition
thanks greeting lou

Sami Hocam, harika olmus ...tebriklerimle...

Hello Sami
Perfect photo of this interesting endemic, excellent detail and background, nicely exposed.
regards yiannis

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-07-19 15:40]

Hi Sami,magnificent macro of this rare specie,i like your details on the micro flowers,excellent perspective,point of view and natural colors. Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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