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Lagerstroemia indica (white)

Lagerstroemia indica (white)
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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, 1/450 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-08-16 7:55
Viewed: 16305
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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Ciao Nirmal,
bellissima presentazione di questa lagerstroemia dai fiori bianchi, buona la sottoesposizione per ottenere una resa perfetta dei bianche che risaltano ancor più con BG scuro, buona nitidezza.
TFS. Maurizio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2008-08-16 16:59]

Hi Nirmal,what a fantastics flowers! I never seen like that,i think they are perfect to use to celebrate a marriage! Very beautifull pic and interesting note,thanks to show us this beauty,have a nice day,Luciano

Hi Nirmal,

Beautiful flowers are you showing today!
Good composition and dof.


Hi Nirmal, so, this is a myrtle... what a wonderful plant, this flower is a great looking thing. Nice composition, white is never easy to get well, this is a good effort... well done.. info is excellent!!!

Hi Nirmal,
Beautiful capture of this white Saoni flowers. Superb details and a lovely composition. Thanks a lot for sharing.

Très agréable publication, bien composée, dans laquelle le sujet est bien mis en valeur par une excellente profondeur de champ.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2008-08-22 4:23]

Lovely capture of an unusual beauty.

TFS, Nirmal!


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