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Scilla cilicica


Scilla cilicica
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Copyright: Ori Fragman Sapir (fragman) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3032 W: 11 N: 2351] (43778)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-02-20
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/20.0, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-02-21 11:14
Viewed: 4407
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is a rare bulb grwing from S Turkey (Cilicia) to n Israel. In Israel it is a protected species. It blooms in shaded places in humid scrub, often on cliffs and steep locations.
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Hello Ori,

well done on this wonderful flower, I like this POV alot well done

TFS Kyle

hi ori,
nice floral capture,
well composed shot,
nice lighting, the light passing through makes the flower stunningly beautiful,
lovely colour tones, nice contrast with dark bg,
tfs & regards
pankaj

shalom ori
very nice flower
thank you
aviad

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  • oki Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 79 W: 10 N: 114] (587)
  • [2007-02-21 12:24]

Hi Ori,
this is a beautiful picture with great details and colors - just superb,
Best regards,
Oki

Bonjour Ori,
C'est une trsè belle espèce mise en valeur par une macro de très grande qualité. Bravo,
Salutations
Hervé

Similarly beautiful as the previous one. A good shot with a different angle.
Sayat

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  • Adanac Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1273 W: 1 N: 6188] (21378)
  • [2007-02-21 20:27]

Hi Ori,
Great colors and details in this capture, thanks for sharing.

Beautiful blue, Ori!

I used to grow scillas , they are part of the hyacinth family of bulbs.
I am not sure abt the Scilla cilicica... but I surely love the blue! Nice detail! Good OoF b/g.

Does it produce seedpods that then bend down to the ground?

Here is what I found; Species include:

Scilla amoena (Star Squill/Star Hyacinth)
Scilla autumnalis (Autumn Squill)
Scilla bifolia (Alpine Squill)
Scilla bithynica (Bithynian Squill)
Scilla cilicica
Scilla hohenackeri
Scilla hyacinthoides
Scilla liliohyacinthus (Pyrenean Squill)
Scilla litardierei
Scilla maritima
Scilla messeniaca
Scilla mischtschenkoana
Scilla monophyllos
Scilla natalensis
Scilla persica
Scilla peruviana (Portuguese Squill/Corymbose Squill/Cuban Lily)
Scilla puschkinioides
Scilla rosenii
Scilla scilloides
Scilla siberica (Siberian Squill)
Scilla siehei
Scilla vindobonensis
Scilla verna (Spring Squill)

Hi Ori,
That's a great one, better than previous. I like the light a lot.
TFS - Shir

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