|Copyright: Umar Ulyn (goatman04)
|Date Taken: 2012-05|
|Exposure: f/1.3, 1/20 seconds|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2012-11-06 6:00|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Passion flowers (Passiflora) are perennial woody vines, mostly from tropical America but with a few species originating in Asia, Australasia and the Polynesian Islands. They climb through the supporting vegetation by means of coiled tendrils. Many of them have showy fragrant flowers and several produce edible fruits.|
A woody vine capable of growing to 15–20 m height where supporting trees are available. The leaves are alternate, palmately five-lobed like a spread hand (sometimes three or seven lobes), 10–18 cm long and wide. The base of each leaf has a flagellate twining tendril 5–10 cm long, which twines round supporting vegetation to hold the plant up.
The flower is complex, about 10 cm diameter, with the five sepals and petals similar in appearance, whitish in color, surmounted by a corona of blue or violet filaments, then five greenish-yellow stamens and three purple stigmas. Usually fragrant. The fruit is an oval orange-yellow berry 6 cm long by 4 cm diameter, containing numerous seeds; it is eaten and the seeds spread by mammals and birds. In tropical climates it will flower all year round.
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very nice picture with great details and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou
- [2012-11-06 7:39]
Nice photo of these Passion Flowers. How closer how more beautiful they look. I got them as cultivated plants in my garden.
Beautiful colours, good sharpness.
very interesting photo of these flowers. Great composition. Perfect point of view.
Thanks for sharing,
- [2012-11-06 9:31]
Nice composition.Good point of view and nice colours.
Beautiful flowers photo with excellent density
and contrast of the color tones, the flowers
with their blue violet colors are beautiful, TFS
- [2012-11-06 14:25]
Hi Umar,beautiful flowers and beautiful capture,i like this specie,common in my country but only in the private gardens,excellent details and colors despite the difficult light.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano.