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Restrepia antennifera

Restrepia antennifera
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Copyright: Raimundo Mesquita (mesquens) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 168 W: 9 N: 287] (2073)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-02-11
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/80 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-02-11 12:41
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Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
First described by Humbolt, Bonpland, & Kunth in 1815 A member of Pleurothallidinae group of Orchids. This genus of small epiphytic or rarely lithophytic orchids is named in honour of Snr. José E. Restrepo, who first investigated the Natural History of the Andes in Colombia.
To date there are approximately 50 known species within the genus, and possibly as many variants, as yet unrecognised. Distribution ranges from Southern Mexico to Northern Argentina, where they can be found in the cool moist forests of the high Andes mountain range.

Species information from
Icones Pleurothallidinarum XIII
By Carlyle A. Luer

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Ciao Raimundo, great macro of lovely flower, splendid sharpness and wonderful colors, I like a lot, ciao Silvio

Olá amigo Raimundo
Belíssimo exenplar.Elegante composição de cores suaves e delicadas.Muito bonito.
É um prazer revê-lo por aqui.
Grande abraço e bom Domingo!

ps: gastei os "smiles" mas sei que não se incomoda pois não?

beautiful shot with good details


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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2012-02-15 3:30]

Hello Raimundo,
very pretty pink small flower in nice blurry background.
The details inside the petals is so well defined.
Nicely composed shot.


Viva Raimundo,
Linda exposição esta, cores magnificas e claridade máxima, o DOF ficou muito lindo, parabéns,

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