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Impatiens glandulifera

Impatiens glandulifera
著作權:Nirmal Roberts (nirmalroberts) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 345 W: 64 N: 705] (2857)
相機:Fujifilm FinePix S6500fd, Fujinon f=6.2-66.7(28-300)mm 1:2.8-4.9, Marumi 58mm UV Haze
Exposure:f/5.6, 1/480 seconds
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Photo Version:Original Version, Workshop
提交日期:2007-09-16 2:38
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Impatiens glandulifera.
Common name: Himalayan Balsam.
Plant: 1-2m. Robust hairless often gregarious annual.
Leaves: Opposite or whorled, lanceolate, with sharp gland-tipped teeth.
Flower: 3-4cm long. In axillary flat-topped cluster. Lower sepals broadly bell-shaped, abruptly contracted into slender incurved spur. Lower petals forming broad lip.
Distributed from Pakistan to Uttarakhand in India. (1800-4000m).
The plant is used in Bach flower remedies - the keywords for prescribing it are 'Impatience', 'Irritability' and 'Extreme mental tension'. It is also one of the five ingredients in the 'Rescue remedy'.
An oil from the seed is used for lighting.
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To jmp: Thank you ...nirmalroberts 1 09-16 07:33

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  • jmp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1659 W: 95 N: 2273] (8415)
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Hi Nirmal,
Really beautiful flower. Good details and a pov that let see them from all sides. Colours and shape are very lovely.
TFS, Jos M.

Hi Nirmal,
Excellent focus and details on all this beautiful bouquet.
Very nice soft colours. Lovely blured background with same flowers!
Nice shot!


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