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Brassica juncea [Mustard Greens]


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#1 msubees

    Zach Huang

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Posted 27 June 2015 - 22:04

Huang, Z.Y. (2015) Brassica juncea L. (Brassicaceae) Mustard Greens. Flowers photographed in ultraviolet, visible light and simulated insect vision. http://www.ultraviol...mustard-greens/

East Lansing, Michigan, USA
24 June, 2015
Cultivar in a vegetable garden.

Common names:
  • Mustard greens
  • Indian mustard
  • Chinese mustard
  • 雪里红 or 雪里蕻, in Chinese (Xuelihong)
Comment:
Photographs taken in the order of visible light, ultraviolet, and simulated insect vision. This vegetable is a variety of mustard, commonly made into a pickle in China. The variety here is Brassica juncea var. crispifolia

Reference:
1. Wikipedia (26 June 2015) Brassica_juncea. Wikimedia Foundation, San Francisco, CA.

Equipment [Sony Nex7 + El Nikkor 80mm f/4.5 old format]

1. Visible Light [f/8 for 1/50" @ISO100, S8612 (2 mm thick), natural light]
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2. Ultraviolet Light [f/8 for 15" @ISO100, S8612 (2 mm thick) and ZWB1 (1.5 mm thick), natural light]
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3. Simulated Insect Vision [f/8 for 1.3" @ISO100, S8612 (2 mm thick) and UG 5 (1.5 mm thick), natural light]
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Edited by msubees, 28 June 2015 - 00:31.