Tibouchina is a small shrub of the family of mélastomacées giving very decorative flowers. Originating in Brazil, there are some more than 200 species. I cultivated one of them in my veranda, I had the chance to see it flowering at the time of Christmas.
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osamaatef (161) 2004-02-21 7:38
very nice shot i like ur colours
and i like this flower and nice sharp
Motrem (2392) 2004-02-21 19:14
Jolie fleur, belle composition. Les couleurs sont magnifiques dans leur ensemble, la définition est bonne. Bien fait.
nmaia (190) 2004-03-04 0:31
Bravo Jean Luc.
Were have I seen a flower just like this? :)
The composition is very rich with all the other elements that accompany the flower.
cmarino (2488) 2005-05-19 7:01
There are so many flowers in our tropical forests that it's difficult to remember if I have already seen one of this...
Yr shot is perfect. The wrinkles, the details, all clearly visible... the colors are great.
Good to know that that a brazilian specie flourishes in France in such a marvelous way.
- Copyright: Jean Luc Fitoussi (Jean-Luc) (5488)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2002-01-12
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Olympus C-2020Z, JPEG ISO 100
- Exposure: 1/160 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): flowers [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2004-02-21 6:55