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Tordylium Apulum

By GeorgePlatis
Tordylium apulum belongs in the family of umbeliferae and other names in Greece are : kikilimithra, kafkalida, agriokoutsounada, mosxolaxano. It is one of the most common herbs in Greece and in Mediterranean and it grows mostly in all fields especially in tillage. This herb is perennial and its flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by insects. The plant is self-fertile. Its height is no more than 20cm and its blossom is white. This plant is eatable raw or boiled mixed with other vegetables mainly as a salad. Generally, it smells beautiful and it is used in cooking as an added.
I would like to thank you all for your votes and comments which are all appreciated very much.

Tags: Flowers and plants Close-up and macro

Voters: johnke, johnlw, marcb103 and 43 more

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johnke 3 223 15
26 Mar 2013 2:31PM
All beautiful George and all with a perfect DOF...John

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CarolG Plus
9 196 19 Greece
26 Mar 2013 2:37PM
Excellent dof, George, three fine presentations. Carol
Mrsbass 3 2 1 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2013 2:57PM
Truely beautiful images George - the soft tones and colours are sublime.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
26 Mar 2013 3:04PM
Three lovely and well taken photos George !! Great info provided to help us appreciate this amazing plant more ! Great stuff !
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
26 Mar 2013 3:53PM
Like your use of the dof, George, v3 has a lovely 3D effect through it.

26 Mar 2013 4:25PM
Nice shots & colours Smile
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
26 Mar 2013 4:27PM
Nice set of shots. V1 and V2 for me.

three beautiful shots well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
26 Mar 2013 4:41PM
Beautiful and delicately put together little flower - well captured- I likeit a lot!!
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2013 5:22PM
Superb photography George, three stunning images with great use of depth of field. For me image number three takes the gold medal.

jdinne 13 16 England
26 Mar 2013 5:54PM
Stunning set torn between V1 and V3.

morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2013 6:45PM
Superb set of images, beautifully captured and presented

boov Plus
3 2 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2013 6:47PM
Super series...
26 Mar 2013 7:57PM
Three excellent shots, George, with superb use of dof.

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