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    ID of local wild flowers

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    Shot these wild flowers at Khatib Bongsu, can anyone help to ID them? thanx.


    1.) Mimosa sp. ?



    2.) ?? (flower cluster and leaves/legume)




    3.) Derris sp. ?



    4.) Passiflora sp. ?



    5.) Ipomoea tricolor ?



    6.) ??
    Last edited by hwchoy; 14th Feb 2006 at 03:35.
    why I don't do garden hybrids and aquarium strains: natural species is a history of Nature, while hybrids are just the whims of Man.
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    Very nice shots, i like the first pic the most, sorry can't ID them for you but are all of them Singapore Wild Flowers?
    Cheers!

    Benetay

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    yes all are taken locally (in Khatib Bongsu) but not all are native. The first one was meant to demonstrate the shallow DOF, as you can see there is a ring of focused (pistils) but the rest are OOF thus forming rings of blur white spots in front of the pink "hair"
    why I don't do garden hybrids and aquarium strains: natural species is a history of Nature, while hybrids are just the whims of Man.
    hexazona crumenatum Galleria Botanica

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    the shallow DOF worked well in that shot... gave it kind of a purplish hue.. like a martha stewart glow..lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by ranmasatome
    the shallow DOF worked well in that shot... gave it kind of a purplish hue.. like a martha stewart glow..lol

    of course works lah, I got plan one you know, you think any how shoot shoot ah?

    btw who's martha stewart?
    why I don't do garden hybrids and aquarium strains: natural species is a history of Nature, while hybrids are just the whims of Man.
    hexazona crumenatum Galleria Botanica

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    wa !!! ah choy ah !
    u have been playing alot with your new lens hor...

    so when want to chiong with me leh !

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    Quote Originally Posted by mervin
    wa !!! ah choy ah !
    u have been playing alot with your new lens hor...

    so when want to chiong with me leh !

    owner of short ones must not chiong with owner of long ones

    why I don't do garden hybrids and aquarium strains: natural species is a history of Nature, while hybrids are just the whims of Man.
    hexazona crumenatum Galleria Botanica

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    Quote Originally Posted by hwchoy
    of course works lah, I got plan one you know, you think any how shoot shoot ah?

    btw who's martha stewart?
    you dont know who she is?? err.. its a north american thing..

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