|Copyright: Archana Bhimasen (archanabhimasen) (51)|
|Date Taken: 2006-05|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2006-05-24 1:04|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Brahma Kamala - The remarkable thing about these flowers are that the flowers blooms only during the night, and remains for one night. Their fragrance is subtle yet strong. One unique feature about this plant is that the buds originates from the edge of the leaves.|
The Epiphyllum (AKA "epi", orchid cactus or night-blooming cereus) is known and cultivated for its beautiful and fragrant flower, which opens and closes in a single night. The common names "Night-Blooming Cereus" and "Queen of the Night" both refer to several different cacti. "Orchid Cactus" is also a common name for Epiphyllum oxypetallum. "Queen of the Night" refers specifically to Selenicereus grandiflorus.
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You have done really well to capture this, but i'm not sure of the colors, they look warm:-)
Great composition end exposure