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Phyla nodiflora

Phyla nodiflora
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Copyright: Nirmal Roberts (nirmalroberts) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 345 W: 64 N: 705] (2857)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-02-03
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S6500fd, Fujinon f=6.2-66.7(28-300)mm 1:2.8-4.9, Marumi 58mm UV Haze
Exposure: f/8, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-02-27 0:55
Viewed: 4804
Points: 20
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Phyla nodiflora.
Synonyms: Lippia canescens, Lippia incasiomalo, Lippia lickiflora, Lippia nodiflora.
Common names: Frog fruit, Bank Mat, Matchweed, Turkey Tangle.
Common Hindi name: Jalpapli.
Plant: 30-90cm. Perennial creeping herb.
Flower: 2.5mm across. Flower spike: 1-2cm long.
Distributed over E. Asia - China to Australia - New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria. S. America.
A common weed growing along stream banks and in grassy places.
The plant is anodyne, antibacterial, deobstruent, diuretic, emmenagogue, parasiticide and refrigerant. It is used in the treatment of hookworm. The juice of the plant is cooling and is used to relieve fevers, coughs and colds. The aroma of the inhaled plant is breathed in to treat coughs and colds. The juice of the root is used in the treatment of gastric troubles.
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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2008-02-27 2:12]

Hi Nirmal,excellent details and colours,the flowers are so little but you have a fantastic hand to shw us perfectly,thanks for your work,LUCIANO

Hi Nirmal,
Another fine capture of this jalpapli in a different POV. Excellent sharp details and very good composition. Thanks a lot for sharing.

Hi Nirmal
Very nice photo with good composition and very sharp, maybe a bit too sharp!, there is a grain mainly in the BG
Kind regards

nice close up, TFS Ori

hi Nirmal,

Beautiful flower with exellent details and sharpness.

Regards Gert

Hi Nirmal, lovely flower composition with splendid details and excellent sharpness, very well done, ciao Silvio

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2008-02-27 23:52]

Very good capture, Nirmal!



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  • fiyo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
  • [2008-02-28 1:16]

Hello Nirmal,
Very nice close up.POV,lighting,details,colors,exposure and framing are wonderful.TFS

Hi Nirmal,

Very nice! The colors and texture are wonderful, I feel like I know what the plant would feel like to touch it!


Hi Nirmal
Great macro shot from this beautiful flowers. The leafs and pillings are so natural! A little noisy in the BG isīt warmful.

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