Four o'clock flower seed

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Joaquim F.
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Four o'clock flower seed

Post by Joaquim F. »

Short studio stack of about 5 frames @2.5X
Nikon DSLR + Sigma 24mm f/2.8 manual lens reversed with the classic BR-2A ring.
A flickr contact has made me notice the resemblance to the elytra of some beetles. I do not know if this resemblance is included in some kind of camouflage or just the opposite, causing the seed to be eaten by birds :-k

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Semilla de Dondiego de noche - Mirabilis jalapa by Joaquim F. P., en Flickr

Beatsy
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Post by Beatsy »

Nice shot. Yes, it does look a bit like a beetle's wing case. Or a grenade :)

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