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Heliconia


Heliconia
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Copyright: Carmem Busko (carmem_busko) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 32 N: 91] (431)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-01-18
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon 350D (Digital Rebel XT), Canon 55-200mm EF f/4.5-5.6 II USM
Exposure: f/8, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Heliconia [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-03-14 15:00
Viewed: 4547
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Flower of Heliconia (probably a variety of H. psittacorum).The hummingbird that comes to this flower has a bill precisely shaped to fit into the flower. When the bird feeds, it receives a meal of nectar and in return, the plant's flower is pollinated. Other information about Heliconia species can be viewed here : www.junglephotos.com/plants/heliconias/hpsittacorum.html


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  • roges Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 957 W: 0 N: 1329] (6264)
  • [2009-03-15 2:23]

Hi Carmem!
An interesting and beautiful image.
I like it.
Have a nice day.Regards,
Adrian

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