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Verticordia mitchelliana

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#1 DaveO

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Posted 13 January 2018 - 04:43

Oldfield, D. 2018. Verticordia mitchelliana C. Gardner. (Myrtaceae) Flowers photographed in visible and ultraviolet light. http://www.ultraviol...a-mitchelliana/

Maldon, Victoria, Australia
17 December 2016
Australian Native Wildflower as Garden Specimen

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Verticordia mitchelliana was collected in 1929 near Bencubbin in Western Australia by James Mitchell. It was named after Sir James Mitchell (1866 – 1951) an early Premier and later Governor of Western Australia. It is one of the more commonly grown verticordias.

Visible Light: Nikon D750 Full Spectrum Modification, Nikon Rayfact PF10545 MF-UV 105 mm f/4.5 lens, Metz 15 MS-1 flash, 1/200 s @ f/16 ISO 200, Baader UV/IR Cut Filter.
Attached Image: Verticordia_mitchelliana_Vis.jpg
Image Reference: DO63976

Ultraviolet Light: Nikon D750 Full Spectrum Modification, Nikon Rayfact PF10545 MF-UV 105 mm f/4.5 lens, Nissin Di866 Mark II flash, 1/200s @ f/16 ISO 200, Baader UV-Pass Filter.
Attached Image: Verticordia_mitchelliana_2_UV.jpg
Image Reference: DO63978

Ultraviolet Induced Visible Fluorescence: Nikon D750 Full Spectrum Modification, Nikon Rayfact PF10545 MF-UV 105 mm f/4.5 lens with Baader UV/IR Cut Filter, Nichia NCSU033A UV-LED with Baader UV-Pass Filter, 15.0 s @ f/11 ISO 1600.
Attached Image: Verticordia_mitchelliana_UVIVFL.jpg
Image Reference: DO63982

Reference:
George (Berndt), E.A. and Pieroni, M. Verticordia, the turner of hearts, University of Western Australia Press, 2002, p. 294

Published 13 January 2018

#2 Andrea B.

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 16:59

Oh geez look at this one! Quite spectacular with that long "tongue".
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