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Lagerstroemia indica (mauve)

Lagerstroemia indica (mauve)
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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: 2008-08-14
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, 1/140 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-08-15 0:49
Viewed: 10443
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Lagerstroemia indica.
Common name: Common Crape Myrtle.
Common Hindi name: Saoni.
Plant: Multistemmed, deciduous tree with a wide spreading, flat topped, open habit.
Flower: White, pink, mauve, purple or carmine with crimped petals, in panicles up to 9cm. Hermaphrodite.
Native to China, Korea and Japan.
Seeds are narcotic.
The stem bark is febrifuge, stimulant and styptic. The bark, flowers and leaves are considered to be hydrogogue and a drastic purgative. A paste of the flowers is applied externally to cuts and wounds. The root is astringent, detoxicant and diuretic. A decoction of the flowers is used in the treatment of colds.

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2008-08-15 0:54]

hi nirmal,
colors are fantastic however you try another viewpoint if possible. overall good image. tfs.

Hi Nirmal,
wonderful macro capture of the flowers of Common Crape Myrtle with superb DOF. TFS.

Bonjour Nirmal,
Ta précédente publication sur le même sujet était plus "percutante" que celle-ci où le contraste est moins bon et le sujet moins détaillé ; il n'en reste pas moins une agréable publication bien composée.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

Hello Nirmal, this is excellent, good colours, sharp details, fine composition... best regards h

beautiful close up of the flower, did u take it in nature or in a garden? TFS Ori

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  • mariki Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 838 W: 60 N: 2307] (9477)
  • [2008-08-17 11:35]

Hello Nirmal,

Very good sharp picture of this beautiful flower. Excellent light and colours. Insect in a flower is always a "plus" for me :-) .

Hello My Friend,
All of your flowers photos are beautiful as this one. Thanks for writting your kinds on my photos.
Best wishes,

Hello Nirmal.

Excellent image, nice composition and colors.
Very good details.

Jose Luis.

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