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Wollemi Pine 2

Wollemi Pine 2
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Copyright: Ian Fegent (ifegent) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 13 W: 0 N: 55] (404)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2018-11-05
Categories: Trees, Mountain
Camera: Pentax K1, Pentax 2.8 100mm macro
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2018-11-11 20:07
Viewed: 656
Points: 8
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Yesterday I posted a photo of the female cone of the Wollemi Pine. Today it is the male cones turn (and they do look a bit phallic).
I must mention that Wollemi Pines are not even related to true pines.
The female cones are wind pollinated from the males and it then takes up to 2 years for the seeds to mature at which time the cones disintegrate and the cone branches then die.
The trees themselves are extremely long lived with some believed to be between 500 and 1,000 years old.

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2018-11-13 1:01]


great male cones, TFS Ori

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2018-11-14 12:06]

Hi Ian,i can recognize well the style of the male...ahahah...interesting post after the green female made in the usual top quality! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Ian,
Beautiful presentation, no doubt. Details are very good. Although my knowledge in plant is very limited.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice weekend,

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