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Camellia japonica


Camellia japonica
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Copyright: Raimundo Mesquita (mesquens) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 168 W: 9 N: 284] (2019)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-06-19
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T2i
Exposure: f/29.0, 1/6 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-06-19 17:11
Viewed: 1454
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Camellia japonica (the Japanese camellia) is one of the best known species of the genus Camellia. Sometimes called the Rose of winter,[1] it belongs to the Theaceae family. It is the official state flower of Alabama. There are thousands of cultivars of C. japonica in cultivation, with many different colors and forms of flowers.

In the wild, it is found in mainland China (Shandong, east Zhejiang), Taiwan, southern Korea and southern Japan.[2] It grows in forests, at altitudes of around 300–1,100 metres (980–3,610 ft)


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5803 W: 89 N: 14914] (62525)
  • [2016-06-20 15:57]

Hi Raimundo,very nice macro of this beautiful white camelia,a specie now common in my country too.Perfect exposure for an excellent white and soft sharpness too.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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