January 14, 2011

Pentas Lanceolata

Pentas Lanceolata aka Star Flower
Pentas flowers normally have only 5 petals (as their name suggest, Penta = 5), this one is very unusual, it has 6 petals

30 comments:

  1. Even with 6 petals, it's still a beauty!

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  2. What an exquisite flower! Superb capture as always, Sam! You do find the loveliest, most interesting things to photograph! And your work is appreciated! Have a lovely weekend!

    Sylvia

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  3. a beautiful flower encased in gorgeous bokeh! lovely, Anthony!

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  4. I agree Sally, its still a beauty

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  5. Beautiful photo and flower. The focus looks great. Nice photo.

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  6. Your little pink splendor is such a treat to see! Bring on springtime!

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  7. The colors are exquisite! Lovely photo!

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  8. That is a stunning shot! I miss seeing colorful flowers!

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  9. I really love how you can see the fuzziness on the stamen. Such a pretty photo!

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  10. Wow, what a great thing to be able to capture a rarity like that.
    Beautiful shot.

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  11. A beautiful shot with a lovely bokeh. Such sweet little flower :)

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  12. great capture and beautiful image.

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  13. Beautiful composition, colors, and DoF!!

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  14. Ha! Cool find with its six petals. :)

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  15. Gorgeous gorgeous!!! Love the color and the bokeh!

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  16. Beautiful. The flower seems to project out from the green background.

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  17. I love the bokeh in this shot!

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