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Wild pear-tree

By GeorgePlatis
Wild pear tree belongs to the family of Rosaceae. It grows mostly in glades of forest, in fields sides and sometimes next to roads. Wild pear tree or sage-leafed pear or “gortsia” as it called in some regions of Greece, is an ancient Greek tree which still today can be grafted and produce beautiful and tasted pears. Leaf are always green upside and bluish downside. Blossoms are white.

Wild pear tree has hemostatic attribute and it was also used against infections of respiratory system.

Tags: Greece Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Rhodes Wildlife and nature

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Comments


18 Mar 2013 12:37PM
Two lovely photos !! I like V2 where it shows the abundance of flowers on the tree !!

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lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
18 Mar 2013 12:45PM
Two beauties
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
18 Mar 2013 1:08PM
Beautiful presentations, George, but for me, V.2 gets the vote, superb dof. The blossom is looking wonderful at present, though badly affected by the very strong winds we have been getting for a nonth now. Carol
Mrsbass 3 2 1 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 1:10PM
Both equally beautiful George, gorgeous blue sky off setting the creamy white delicate flowers. Lovely images.
johnke Plus
3 223 15
18 Mar 2013 1:19PM
Great detail George a vice image, love V1 with the blue sky...John
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 1:21PM
Both excellent.
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 1:30PM
Two lovely image, wonderful detail and colours, beautifully captured

Hugh
ColleenA Plus
3 315 3 Australia
18 Mar 2013 1:44PM
Wow George, 2 great images, V1 excellent against blue sky and love the DOF on V2
TyChee Plus
11 269 1 United States
18 Mar 2013 2:04PM
Beautiful spring image.
Ty
Excelente trabajo tiene en su portafolio..Voto por todas..
ali63 Plus
4 733 1 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 2:24PM
A very pretty image with an interesting write up,

Ali
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
18 Mar 2013 2:36PM
2 Super images - Great detail in both images - I like them a lot.
Beautiful flower, great image
Maurice
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
18 Mar 2013 5:10PM
The white on blue has the impact, George, but I do like the 3D nature of the differential focus in v2.

Dave
Fefe Plus
4 21 31 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 7:05PM
Love themGrin
Diane
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 7:09PM
V1 for me against that gorgeous blue sky SmileSmile
Helen
18 Mar 2013 8:58PM
Absolutely beautiful images, George!

****
18 Mar 2013 9:07PM
Beautiful image George. Glad to make it 30
Jim
V1 is a splendid capture George. I like the selective focus in V2 as well.
Effrossini
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 10:43PM
magical shot
Lillian
annettep38 Plus
4 217 36 Costa Rica
23 Mar 2013 11:06PM
feel 10ºC warmer after seeing this beauty Smile

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