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Libertia grandiflora [New Zealand Satin Flower]

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#1 Steven B.


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Posted 12 May 2017 - 18:57

Bouedec, S. (2017) Libertia Grandiflora (R.Br.) Sweet (Iridaceae) New Zealand Satin Flower. Flowers photographed in visible, ultraviolet and infrared light. http://www.ultraviol...d-satin-flower/

Les Jardins Suspendus, Le Havre, Normandy, France
02 May 2017
Wildflower in botanical garden

Common names:
  • Tukauki
  • Mikoikoi

Libertia grandiflora is a flowering plant in the family Iridaceae. The species is endemic to New Zealand. It is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial growing to 90 cm (35 in) tall by 60 cm (24 in) broad, with leathery linear leaves and panicles of white flowers in spring, followed by seed capsules.


1. Les Jardins Suspendus (2017), Le Havre, Normandy, France
Attached Image: IMG_1213.jpg

2. Wikipedia (May 2017) Libertia grandiflora. Wikimedia Foundation, San Francisco, CA. https://en.wikipedia...tia_grandiflora

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

Visible Light [f/11 for 1/125" @ ISO 400 with Baader UV/IR-Cut Filter in Sunlight]
Attached Image: 800DSC_8065.jpg

Ultraviolet Light [f/11 for 2" @ ISO 400 with Baader UV-Pass Filter in Sunlight]
Attached Image: 800DSC_8078.jpg

Infrared Light [f/11 for 1/100" @ ISO 400 with Hoya R72 Filter in Sunlight]
Attached Image: 800DSC_8071.jpg

Edited by Steven B., 12 May 2017 - 18:59.

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#2 Andrea B.

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Posted 14 May 2017 - 19:44

Botanical gardens are a wonderful way for UV botanical photographers to learn about flowers from other continents.
Andrea G. Blum
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