|Copyright: Pushkar Mitra (auroco)
|Date Taken: 2012-09-08|
|Camera: Kodak Easyshare C190|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2012-09-08 1:23|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Nyctanthes arbor-tristis (Night-flowering Jasmine) is a species of Nyctanthes, native to southern Asia, from northern Pakistan and Nepal south through northern India and southeast to Thailand.|
It is a shrub or a small tree growing to 10 m tall, with flaky grey bark. The leaves are opposite, simple, 6–12 cm long and 2–6.5 cm broad, with an entire margin. The flowers are fragrant, with a five- to eight-lobed white corolla with an orange-red centre; they are produced in clusters of two to seven together, with individual flowers opening at dusk and finishing at dawn. The fruit is a flat brown heart-shaped to round capsule 2 cm diameter, with two sections each containing a single seed.
It is known as Shiuli in Bengali
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Nice beautiful capture, TFS Ori
- [2012-09-08 6:18]
A fine picture of this beautiful Jasmine flower. Nice contrast between the white of petals and the darker background. Lovely rain-drops on the flower too.
A beautiful photo with excellent exposure and great detail of the flower. Nice contrasting colours at the center of the flower.
Excellent capture of this newspecies for my
- [2012-09-10 2:57]
Very nice textures and control of the white color, also good sharpness. Congratulation.