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Calandrinia spectabilis [Rock Purslane]

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#1 Steven B.

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 21:05

Bouedec, S. (2017) Calandrinia spectabilis Otto & A.Dietr. (Portulacaceae) Rock Purslane. Flowers photographed in ultraviolet, visible, infrared and UV+B+G light.
http://www.ultraviol...-rock-purslane/

Location:
Les Jardins Suspendus, Le Havre, Normandy, France
02 April 2017
Wildflower in botanical garden

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A succulent plant, native to Chile, that forms mounds to 1 foot tall by 3 feet wide of fleshy obovate gray-green leaves to 4 to 6 inches long.

Stamens and especially stigma are dark under UV light.
Stigma shows a bright green under UV+B+G light.

Reference:
1. Les Jardins Suspendus (2017), Le Havre, Normandy, France
Attached Image: 400IMG_1177.jpg

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

Visible Light [f/11 for 1/200" @ ISO 400 in Sunlight with S8612(2.5mm) Filter]
Attached Image: 800DSC_7844.jpg

Ultraviolet Light [f/11 for 1/5" @ ISO 400 with Canon 199a modified Flash and Baader UV-Pass Filter]
Attached Image: 800DSC_7851.jpg

Infrared Light [f/11 for 1/500" @ ISO 400 in Sunlight with Hoya R72 Filter]
Attached Image: 800DSC_7843.jpg

UV+Blue+Green [f/11 for 1/80" @ ISO 400 with Canon 199a modified Flash and S8612(2.5mm) + U-330(1.5mm) Filters]
Attached Image: 800DSC_7847.jpg

Edited by Steven, 02 April 2017 - 21:46.

Steven B.

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Posted 03 April 2017 - 00:51

Steven, Very nice comparison set!