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Gilia stellata [Star Gilia]


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#1 Andrea B.

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 01:19

Blum, A.G. (2013) Gilia stellata A. Heller (Polemoniaceae) Star Gilia. Flowers photographed in ultraviolet and visible light. http://www.ultraviol...ata-star-gilia/

Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
04 March 2012
Wildflower

Comment:
This small, delicate starry pale pink flower with the blue anthers and yellow throat has an interesting UV-bright edge around its moderately UV-reflective corolla.

Reference:
1. Jepson eFlora (2013) Gilia stellata. Jepson Herbarium, U. of Cal.-Berkeley, Berkeley, CA. http://ucjeps.berkel...JM.pl?tid=26929

Equipment [Nikon D300-broadband + Carl Zeiss 60mm f/4.0 UV-Planar]

Visible Light [f/4 for 1/640" @ ISO 200 in Sunlight with Baader UVIR-Block Filter]
Attached Image: giliaStellataVisSun030412joshuaTreeNpCA_22908origProofPn.jpg

Ultraviolet Light [f/4 for 1/250" @ ISO 200 with SB-14 UV-modified Flash and Baader UV-Pass Filter]
Attached Image: giliaStellataUVBaadSB14030412joshuaTreeNpCA_22914origProofPn.jpg
Andrea G. Blum
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