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Dutchman's pipe


Dutchman's pipe
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Copyright: Rolf Becker (rbeckerb) Silver Note Writer [C: 9 W: 0 N: 29] (137)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-06-03
Categories: Rain Forest
Exposure: f/3.3, 1/100 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-09-09 15:50
Viewed: 5841
Points: 4
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Epiphyllum oxypetalum - Family: Cactaceae
Epiphyllum oxypetalum a one night blooming cactus (commonly known as Lady of the Night, Queen of the Night, Night blooming cereus, Orchid cacti, and Dutchman's pipe) grows in tropical rainforests.
Flowers are produced from the nodes near the ends of its leaves in a very intensive white, which makes them stand out against the dark rainforest foliage calling the attention of their pollinators. Its flowers, that are quite large when compared to the leaves that support them, reach a diameter of 15 cm and have a very intensive intoxicatingly sweet fragrance, they will remain open until early morning and then be spent.This plant is to be found in the mountains surrounding the city. This photo was only framed and rezised


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To yllen: Gracias por tu visitarbeckerb 1 09-26 12:42
To Juyona: Gracias por la visitarbeckerb 1 09-11 15:50
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  • Juyona Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2232 W: 10 N: 2971] (16891)
  • [2006-09-10 20:15]
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Hola Rolf,
Hermosa flor, quizá un poco corta de la parte inferior pero es muy buena, saludos

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  • yllen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 230 W: 0 N: 16] (641)
  • [2006-09-20 21:12]
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Hola Rolf:
Hermoso cuadro, bien iluminado y gran nitidez en sus detalles. Coincido con Juyona que te quedò muy justo el borde inferior, pero me gusta lo mismo. Linda flor que se destaca sobre las hojas verde oscuro.
Saludos. Nelly

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