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Saponaria prostrata subsp. anatolica

Saponaria prostrata subsp. anatolica
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Copyright: Volkan Eroglu (Gramineae) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 62 W: 3 N: 212] (1074)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-06-26
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D-5000, 18-55mm AF-S Nikkor
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/160 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): My Purple Obsession 4 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2011-06-30 1:34
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Points: 10
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Saponaria prostrata subsp. anatolica Hedge

Description: Perennial, divaricately branched, with decumbent prostrate or ascending branches and a dense indumentum of long, spreading, white hairs (rarely with viscid hairs). Leaves oblong-spathulate or ovate, obtuse, petiolate. Corymbs many-flowered, dense. Pedicels 1-3 mm. Calyx narrowly cylindrical, inflating in fruit, 9-14 mm, with ovate, acute teeth. Petals rose, 11-14 mm, with a distinct lamina which has two narrow coronal scales at the base, and a linear claw. Capsule ovoid, shorter than the calyx, few-seeded.

Flowering: 4-7

Habitat: Rocky igneous or shaley slopes

Altitude: 850-1500 m.


Reference: Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands Vol:2

Workshops including detail of flowers and habitat.)

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Hallo Volkan
It is just so beautiful! The bright colours of this bush of flowers are just a delight to look at and appreciate! I like it very much. Thanks for sharing. Regards.

wow, great patch of colour, TFS Ori

hello Volkan
this is a beauty !
great details and nice compo
the colours are beautiful
thanks greeting lou

Spectacular plant. Nice photo with habitat. regards yiannis

Selamlar Volkan bey,
Malatyadan muhteşem bir çalışma olmuş.
Tebrik ederim.
Çok güzel

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