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I believe it is called Tradescantia no doubt someone will correct me if I am wrong. I don't often take photos of flowers but it was the centre of this one that caught my eye.

Brand:Panasonic
Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20
Lens:Leica Fixed Zoom
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:5 Aug 2012 - 4:11 PM
Focal Length:6mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
White Balance:Auto
Title:Tradescantia
Username:fentiger fentiger
Uploaded:28 Sep 2012 - 8:02 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Tradescantia, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:36
Voters:nonur · barbarahirst · RonnieAG · NaturesHaven · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · stuart1963 · Badgerfred · gingerdelight · Richsr · PhillipMinnis · Sandipb · mrswoolybill · Tibetan · woolybill1 · AnnChown · User_Removed · Sylviwhalley · CaroleS · helenlinda · gwynn56 · SlowSong · WhiteRose1 · fificat100 · taggart · CarolG · danbrann · Alan_Baseley · pascalg · Brian65 · netta1234 · EAS · sweetpea62 · exposure · aniamoore · pamelajean · Chinga ·
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Unique Views:48

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 8:07 AM

Well done, beautiful floral image!Smile

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 8:20 AM

I think you are correct in your diagnosis and what a lovely centre that is, captured in fine detail and colours.
Ronnie.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
28 Sep 2012 - 8:25 AM

Excellent colour and detail in this beauty Albert,
Fred.

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gingerdelight
28 Sep 2012 - 8:50 AM

A beautiful close up Albert.
Carol

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 8:51 AM

Like the details in this Albert.
Regards Richard

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Tibetan
Tibetan  3 England
28 Sep 2012 - 9:13 AM

Very good macro shot like the center detail; and a lovely colour blue sets off the pollen on the stamens, reflecting the blue on the petals, nicely presented, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin.

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 9:28 AM

The centre is beautiful - love all those purple wisps.
Ann

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CaroleS
CaroleS  5260 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 10:33 AM

Good detail of all those wayward wisps Albert, well captured.
Carole

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 8342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 10:49 AM

Lovely detailed capture Albert SmileSmile
Helen

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51390 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 1:03 PM

Tradescantia Andersoniana 'Osprey' - to be exact (I think Tongue). I can see why those purple tassles attracted you. Lovely capture, Albert.

Dave

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fificat100
28 Sep 2012 - 1:05 PM

Beautiful close-up of the single bloom. SmileSmile - Wonder if it is T. "Osprey"?

Lavina

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1146 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 2:36 PM

The centers are fascinating-- You are correct--- this is a tradescantia! (a North American native)

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CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 3:14 PM

Perfectly captured, Albert. Carol

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28 Sep 2012 - 3:22 PM

A true floral beauty Albert.

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28 Sep 2012 - 6:03 PM

incredible details... a pleasure!

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Brian65
Brian65  6 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2012 - 8:26 PM

Great detail Albert, lovely image.
Brian

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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3253 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 8:32 PM

A Beautiful flower with great detail
NettaSmile

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28 Sep 2012 - 10:40 PM

What a pretty flower,beautiful details Albert..Lin

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28 Sep 2012 - 10:48 PM

Beautiful fine detail & soft delicate tones & light Albert.
Pauline.

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aniamoore
aniamoore  3 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2012 - 11:23 PM

What a mix of texture just in one flower, Albert!!!!!!! Amazing!!!!! AniaWink

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9925 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1745 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 12:14 AM

I can see why the centre attracted you, Albert, it's like a tassel.

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 14915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 6:59 AM

Many thanks to everyone who have looked, voted and commented.

Albert

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 - 11:47 AM

Gorgeous flower with a beautiful core, well seen... IB

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