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Copyright: ROBERTO INTILE (rintile) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 979 W: 66 N: 2708] (15972)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-01-11
Categories: Nature
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Photos dedicated to me [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2015-01-16 17:47
Viewed: 688
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Heliconia, derived from the Greek word helikonios, is a genus of flowering plants in the Heliconiaceae. Most of the species are native to the tropical Americas, but a few are indigenous to certain islands of the western Pacific and Maluku.[2] Many species of Heliconia are found in rainforests or tropical wet forests of these regions. Several species are widely cultivated as ornamentals, and a few are naturalized in Florida, Gambia and Thailand.[3] Common names for the genus include lobster-claws, wild plantains or false bird-of-paradise. The last term refers to their close similarity to the bird-of-paradise flowers (Strelitzia). Collectively, these plants are also simply referred to as heliconias.

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Hi Roberto,
Artistic presentation and well captured.The plant is greately enhanced by the black BG and its details are immaculate. Nice choice of colors for the frame, well done.

Meu caro Roberto.
Fico muito envaidecido e, ao mesmo tempo, agradecido por esse presente tão especial.
É encantadora e muito bem feita.

One of the beautiful heliconias present to Raimundo
indeed great details and professional image well done

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