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Catharanthus roseus [Madagascar Rosy Periwinkle]


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Posted 30 June 2014 - 10:16

Rørslett, B. 2014. Catharanthus roseus (L.)G.Don. (Apocynaceae). Madagascar Rosy Periwinkle. African flowers photographed in visible and ultraviolet light. http://www.ultraviol...osy-periwinkle/

A small climbing vine, native and endemic to Magagascar, but widely cultivated in the tropics.

Material photographed in the Botanical Garden of University of Copenhagen, Denmark 29 June 2014.

Attached Image: CATH_ROS_B1406291550_VIS.jpg
Image reference: CATH_ROS_B1406291550_VIS.jpg
Visible light: Nikon Df, Voigtländer APO-Lanthar 125 mm f/2.5 lens, daylight.


Attached Image: CATH_ROS_I1406291900_UV.jpg
Image reference: CATH_ROS_I1406291900_UV.jpg
Ultraviolet light: Nikon D3200 (modified), Coastal Optics 60 mm f/4 APO lens, internal Baader U2" (Venus) filter, SB-140 flash.

[Published 30 June 2014]
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