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Delphinium peregrinum


Delphinium peregrinum
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Copyright: Andreas Paradisis (Nature-cy) Silver Note Writer [C: 7 W: 0 N: 23] (176)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-06-20
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/800 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-06-07 8:59
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Points: 10
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Family: RANUNCULACEAE
Scientific name: Delphinium peregrinum
Common Name (English): Larkspur

An erect or spreading, much branched annual. Branches divaricate, glabrous or puberulous. Leaves glaucus, subglabrous or pubescent, the lower shortly petiolate, 3-5 cm long and 4-6 cm wide, and the upper leaves sessile or subsessile, 3-lobed or simple, with linear or linear-lanceolate segments or leaf-blades, 2-3 cm long about the middle of the stem, becoming progressively smaller, and finally bract-like towards the apex. Flowers violet-blue or with the petals white or yellowish towards the base, forming lax or rather dense more or less branched racemes. Folicles 5-8 mm long, connivent, pale brown, glabrous, or thinly hairy. Seeds dull brown, with numerous transverse, membranous scales.

Habitat: Cultivated fields, roadsides, grassy steppes and stony hillsides. Common in the lowlands of Cyprus.
Altitude: Sea level to 1000 m.
Flowering: April-July



Source: Flora of Cyprus-Volume One (R. D. Meikle)

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Hi Andreas

good records, TFS, regards

Hasan

Hi andreas,very nice capture of D.peregrinum.We wait D.caseyi from you.TFS
Regards
Sami

Bonjour Andréas,
Bienvenue sur TN !!!
L'angle de prise de vue m'interpelle un peu et le cadrage me parait trop large mais les sujets sont tout de même relativement bien valorisés.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

Hallo Andreas,
a very beautiful macro shot of Delphinium peregrinum, i like the selective focusing, fine details and splendid colours
TFS
Best regards
Maurizio

nice closep up , TFS Ori

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