Flower pictures

Discussion in 'Photography and Art' started by kickassmcawesome, Dec 6, 2008.

  1. kickassmcawesome

    kickassmcawesome Member

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    Hi everyone, im new here and i thought i would share some pictures i took of flowers in my yard. Hope everyone enjoys them.
    Picture 1 - Bird of paradise
    Picture 2 - brizillian cherry blossom
    picture 3 - wild orchid
     

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  2. Ron B

    Ron B Paragon of Plants 10 Years

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    First one is probably a Heliconia rather than a Strelitzia. It's definitely not a Strelitzia.

    "Common names for the genus include lobster-claw, wild plantain and false bird-of-paradise. The last term refers to their close similarity to the bird-of-paradise flowers (Strelitzia)"

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heliconia
     

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