Tag Archives: Asteraceae

Hyalosperma cotula, the smallest of the everlastings…

Hyalosperma cotula, the smallest of the everlastings...

Olympus EM-5 OMD ƒ11 1/5s ISO 200 Lumix 12-42  pancake zoom

There are about a half a dozen species of everlasting daisy like flowers in Western Australia this is the smallest at about 12 – 18mm in diameter. Its a real pleasure to to see thousands of these delicate little flowers growing out of little more than gravel.

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Everlasting till when?…

Everlasting-till-whenLumix G3 ƒ4.5 1/800s ISO200

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Dahlia by Tessar…

Dalia

Olympus PEN EP-2 f5.6 1/1250s ISO160  Carl Zeiss Tessar ƒ2.8 50mm

Originally from Mexico this fascinating family of flowers ( alliterations ) has had quite a history and was partially involved  in the development of insulin, extracts of the root are still used in clinical testing.

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Seed head…

Seed-head

Leica M9 f5.7 1/180s ISO200 Voigtlander 35mm f1.4

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Singapore butterfly…

Olympus PEN EP-2 f4.9 1/13s ISO100

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Everlasting Edge…

Canon 5D f9.0 1/100 ISO100 EF24-105mm f4L IS

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Everlasting close up.

Canon 5D f13.0 1/40s ISO100 EF24-105mm f4L IS

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Everlastings two, one black sheep…

Canon 5D f11.0 1/60s ISO100 EF24-105mm f4L IS

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Everlasting spring flowers. Rhodanthe chlorocephala

Canon 5D f4 1/800s ISO200 EF24-105mm f4.0L IS

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