White Ginger : สะเลเต

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White ginger lily (Hedychium coronarium) yields white, beautiful, and freshly scent flowers. I have been familiar with this flowers since I was young because there are plenty of them in northeastern of Thailand. I am glad to see a lot of them here in Puerto Rico too (even though they are considered as alien species here.) In Thailand we call them Swan-like flowers.

ดอกสะเลเต ในภาษาอีสาน หรือดอกมหาหงษ์ เป็นดอกไม้ที่มีกลิ่นหอมเย็น ไม่นึกว่าจะเจอดอกไม้นี้ขึ้นได้งอกงามที่เปอร์โตริโกเช่นกัน อ่านพบว่าต้นกำเนิดจริง ๆ คือเนปาลและอินเดีย (wikipedia)

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Comments (13)

MAPP HUDRANS on May 28, 2012

Beautiful macro shot of the very nice flower, like.... :))

Greetings from Czech Republic, Magdalena

Nakhatarn on May 28, 2012

Dear

Mónica*,

and Magdalena Hudranová,

Thank you very much for your visit. I am glad that you like this photo. Best wishes, Nakhatarn.

Zsuzsanna Bánfalvi on May 28, 2012

Very nice macro !

LIKE ! My friendly greeting ,Natuska

AnneliesMacro&More on May 28, 2012

lovely flower image, beautiful and delicate, LIKE

greetings, Annelies

Manek Taolin on May 29, 2012

Beautiful flower!

L+F

Best regards from Indonesia

HumptyDumpty on May 30, 2012

beautiful macro

like

Greetings,HumptyDumpty

Kai Kitsada on May 30, 2012

อะ...เคยเจอบ่อยละ พึ่งได้รู้จักชื่อที่นี่ละ ชอบคุณมากสำหรับข้อมูลดีๆ ....F3 + L7

Albrecht H. on May 31, 2012

Very nice picture!! LIKE 8

My best wishes - A.

Karel H. on June 1, 2012

Beautiful white flower Mariposa.Excelent photo.

I like it

Best regards,Karel

Bożena B. on June 2, 2012

Very gently.... Beautiful macro;

really beautiful. like Kosmas

Jawed Hasan on June 6, 2012

Beautiful flower Like
greetings, Jawed

Marjan Kustera on July 24, 2012

really beautiful flower.Kuki,L - 12

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on May 25, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Nakhatarn
    • Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
    • Taken on 2010/11/21 15:45:12
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 141.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO250
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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