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Posted 30 June 2014 - 18:12

Rørslett, B. 2014. Uncarina grandidieri (Baill.) Stapf (Pedaliaceae). African flowers photographed in visible and ultraviolet light. http://www.ultraviol...na-grandidieri/

This is a small semishrub endemic to Madagascar and considered endangered.

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

Attached Image: UNCA_GRA_B1406291554_VIS.jpg
Image reference: UNCA_GRA_B1406291554_VIS.jpg
Visible light: Nikon Df, Voigtländer APO-Lanthar 125 mm f/2.5, daylight

Attached Image: UNCA_GRA_I1406291903_UV.jpg
Image reference: UNCA_GRA_I1406291903_UV.jpg
Ultraviolet light: Nikon D3200 (modified), Coastal Optics 60 mm f/4 APO lens, internal Baader U2" (Venus) filter, SB-140 flash.

The shimmering quality of the corolla under UV light is due to conical cells.

[Published 30 June 2014]

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