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Bongardia chrysogorum

Bongardia chrysogorum
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Copyright: Umar Ulyn (goatman04) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 961 W: 2 N: 1863] (10573)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-03
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-01-09 8:40
Viewed: 3455
Points: 40
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Bongardia chrysogonum: Golden, honey-scented flowers bloom in March, April, May on branched, blue-green stems above spreading, pinnate, powdery grey-green leaves. Each leaflet has one or more indentations at the top and a gradually fading reddish-purple blotch (often at the base, but in our plants belting the waist). Balloon-like seed pods are produced before summer dormancy sets in. Height 20-30 cm (8-12").

Classification System:

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiospermae
Ordo: Unassigned Eudicots
Ordo: Ranunculales
Familia: Berberidaceae
Subfamilia: Berberidoideae
Tribus: Berberideae
Subtribus: Epimediinae
Genus: Bongardia
Species: Bongardia chrysogonum

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Hi Umar.
A picture that is pleasant to the eye.This little flowers are lovely and have wonderful colors.
Good picture,well done.
Best regards.Alin.

Wonderful capture this lovely Bongardia chrysogonum!
Colors are great!
Congratulation for this beautiful shot!

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2010-01-09 10:29]

Hi Umar. A picture of the Bongardia chrysogonum:showing the bright yellow flower . I have to say the seed pods stand out from the green bg. Your pictures always look so natural.
Well take TFS .

Hi Umar,
Very beautiful photo of these flowers in wild.. Colours, details and composition are excellent.
Best regards

Hello Umar,
a very beautiful picture of these wild flowers, very good sharpness and splendid natural colours, i like the freshness of this composition.
Best regards

Hello Umar,
Lovely combination, vivid colours and excellent sharp details. The colours of the beautiful flowers are great and in contrast with the rocks.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2010-01-09 12:30]

Hello Umar.
This flower is a real beauty! I like those details, color and wild BG that suits your subject very well. I enjoyed reading those briefness interesting notes too. This is well done! TFS
Best regards Siggi

hello Umar

very beautiful colored flowers, i love the mix of all these colours,
with fine POV, DOF. fine focus sharpness and details, TFS


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  • cirano Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 997 W: 0 N: 944] (13609)
  • [2010-01-09 14:29]

Slav Ûmar,
Very good capture with excellent sharpness and great colors.Very nice composed and presented.WEll done!...

Suerte que visitas mi galería Umar, ya que yo veo pocas fotografías de fuera de Europa.
Un trabajo nos presentas con un colorido impresionante y rezumando naturalidad.
Buena luz y originalidad del conjunto... mucha vida.

Un abrazo: Josep Ignasi.

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  • zulfu Gold Star Critiquer [C: 685 W: 0 N: 2] (43)
  • [2010-01-09 15:23]

Hello Umar, wonderful close up shot of Bongordia flowers with excellent details and beautiful composition.
TFS and G's,

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  • jaycee Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2454 W: 10 N: 8044] (25460)
  • [2010-01-09 15:39]

Hi Umar,

You get the prize for the most and for the most wonderful wild flowers! These little red and yellow flowers with the lovely green leaves are beautiful. Another fantastic composition.


hello Umar,
Hope life is good. Again a wonderful photo of a wild plant which TN stresses upon and sharing it with friends means a lot. You have such a good knowledge of the plants of your region and I am learning a lot from you.This is a beautiful species,the notes are always good especially those which are related truly and are edible.This photo is an excellent one and helps in identification...thanks for sharing....take care...warmest regards/Abid

Salam MF Umar,

Wonderful shot from very nice POV with perfect focus, excellent DOF, great clarity and delightful composition.
TFS and have a nice day!

Ps. Sorry for late commenting. I had some internet connection problems to TN.

Ciao Umar, lovely composition with wonderful little flowers, great natural colors and splendid sharpness, very well done my friend, have a good Sunday, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2010-01-10 1:43]

Hi Umar,this is very strange,red and yellow toghether create a beautiful composition,impressive sharpness and colors as usual.My best compliments,have a nice day,Luciano.

Hello Umar,

another flower in natural habitat with good pov and claerity colours.


Ciao Umar. Bit OOF the jeallow flowers but nice detaield and brilliant compo. Excellent details.


nice plant, greetings Ori

Pleasing image Umar, the bright colors of these small wildflowers stand out nicely.
Happy New Year!

Hello Umar
another beautiful image of nice flowers taken in wild nature, branchs, rocks and flowers are sharp and well illuminated
a lovely composition
Have a good night

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