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Bromeliad bloom


Bromeliad bloom
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Copyright: Odile Young (OPYphoto) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 37 W: 4 N: 117] (714)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-02
Categories: Flowers
Camera: canon 600D, Canon EF 100 f/2,8 L IS USM Macro
Exposure: f/9.5, 1/10 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-02-21 23:31
Viewed: 1615
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Urn Plant (Aechmea fasciata) is a epithyte bromeliad from Brazil that is well known as a house plant. The bloom has violet and red flowers, surrounded by stiff sharp pink bracts. It lasts for weeks, then dries off, losing its colours. The plant then dies but usually a pup or two have grown at the base to replace it for the next season.
As there is nothing much else in bloom at the moment, I took the time to photograph this specimen in my patio using different focus points. Then I focus-stacked four photos to increase the depth of field.

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Hello Odile,
I haven't seen such type of flower.It looks like the leaves of Pineapple,which grows in our area here and there.But colour is green.Nice to see this attractive coloured species and here great contribution of TN,from where we can see and read about different type of species.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice day tomorrow,
Srikumar

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