Portulaca grandiflora flower bud

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Portulaca grandiflora flower bud

Post by MacroLuv »

I just like these flowers. :D


Camera model Olympus SP-320
Date/time 22.08.2006/16:25:54
Exposure time 1/640 s
F-number f/5.6
ISO 64
Focal length 8 mm

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Post by DaveW »


If I remember correctly what I have read in the past in Buxbaum's Morphology of the Cactaceae, the Portulacaceae are the nearest living relatives to the Cactaceae, based on flower structure amongst other features. As you show their leaves are very succulent.


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Post by salden »

Excellent details and texture.
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