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Leptospermum scoparium 'Keatleyi' [Tea Tree]

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#1 Steven B.


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Posted 30 April 2017 - 19:00

Bouedec, S. (2017) Leptospermum scoparium 'Keatleyi' J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. (Myrtaceae) Tea Tree. Flowers photographed in visible, ultraviolet, infrared and UV+B+G light.

Jardin Exotique & Botanique de Roscoff, Roscoff, Finistère, Brittany, France
28 April 2017
Cultivar in botanical garden

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This fine cultivar was discovered in the northernmost part of New Zealand in 1917 by Captain Edward John Keatley, a high ranking sea captain with an interest in the natural world. It has larger needle-like leaves than most tea trees and exceptionally large single pale pink blooms. It originates from New Zealand where it grows in a wide range of areas from peaty bogs to coastal and montane regions.


1. Jardin Exotique et Botanique de Roscoff (April 2017)

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Equipment [Nikon D3200-broadband + EL Nikkor 80mm f/5.6]

Visible Light [f/11 for 1/50" @ ISO-400 with S8612(2.5mm) filter in sunlight]
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Ultraviolet Light [f/11 for 2" @ ISO-400 with Baader UV-Pass Filter]
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Infrared Light [f/11 for 1/60" @ ISO-400 with Hoya R72 filter in sunlight]
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UV+Blue+Green [f/11 for 100" @ ISO-400 with S8612(2.5mm) + U-330(1.5mm) filters in sunlight]
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Edited by Steven B., 30 April 2017 - 19:01.

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#2 Andy Perrin


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Posted 30 April 2017 - 19:59

This one is rather lovely in UV.