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Eryngium maritimum


Eryngium maritimum
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Copyright: philippe hornus (amanengone) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 187 W: 54 N: 412] (2113)
Genre: Plants
Mdia: Couleur
Date de prise de vue: 2015-08-12
Catgories: Flowers
Appareil photographique: Olympus OM D EM1, Zuiko 40-150 3,5-4,5
Exposition: f/13.0, 1/320 secondes
More Photo Info: [view]
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Versions: version originale
Date de soumission: 2016-12-10 17:45
Vue: 1024
Points: 10
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The topic

Eryngium maritimum ((Linnaeus, 1753)
This floral species is one of the most emblematic of the French coastlines, especially the sandy coasts but it regresses due to the overcrowding of the littoral. This specie is protected in a certain number of states in France.

Phyllogenetic classification

Biota / Eukaryotes / Archaeplastida (Plantae) / ………. / Green plants / Streptophyta / ……….. / ……….. / ……….. / Embryophytes / ……….. / ………….. / ……….. / ……….. / ……….. / ……….. / ……….. / ……….. / ……….. / ……….. / Spermatopsida / ………….. / ………….. / ……….. / ……….. / ……….. / ……….. /Angiosperms / …………/ ………… / ………. / Eudicots / …………… / …………… / Core Eudicots / …………… / Asterids / Euasterids / Campanulids / ………….. / Apiales / Apiaceae / Eryngium / Eryngium maritimum

A few information on the plant

Characters of this plant:
• Perennial plant, green bluish and extremely thorny
• The stem is upright and around fifty centimetres of height
• Stoloniferous root system allowing the plant to survive from one year to another and to accept very dry condition all along his life
• Bluish involucre, 4-6 leaflets leathery, spiny
• Calyx with star-shaped teeth

The plant looks like Carduus; Although the plant looks like Carduus it must not be confused with it: the inflorescence of Eryngium is in umbel ramified into small umbels, and carried by a spiny bluish involucre.

Its dried flowers have often been over used for dry bouquets by amateur or professional florists. Added to the over-frequentation of the littoral, this explains the regression and sometimes the disappearance of the plant. It is now partially protected in France and fully protected in Germany)

Readings

• Links

o Carl von Linnaeus - Species Plantarum - The starting point for the naming of plants
o French Wikipedia for Eryngium maritimum
o English Wikipedia for Eryngium maritimum
o Deutsh Wikipedia for Eryngium maritimum
o French database on botanic (strongly comprehensive)
o Database from the French National Museum of Paris
o Database “Tropicos” from the Missouri Botanical Garden
o Between sea, stream and earth, the « Domaine de la Palissade » - A conservatory area of interest

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2703 W: 278 N: 4891] (19782)
  • [2016-12-10 19:38]

Hello Philippe,
The beautiful purple petals have fallen and left you will this lovely seed pod, which is still quite attractive. A new species for me with unique features like no other plant I've seen.The leaves alone are so intricately patterned, almost like a type of holly. Wonderful detail and rich yet natural colors. very nice!!
Ron

nice portrait, TFS Ori

Hello Philippe,
Very beautiful picture. Well sharp and good details. Perfect exposure.
Thanks for sharing with useful NOTE,
Regards,
Srikumar

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2016-12-11 10:02]

Truly, Lovely Philippe!

We have thei soecieshere along the northern coast of Israel, but it looks somewhat different.

TFS,

Ishi

bonsoir Philippe,
une superbe présentation, on peut voir la fleur en entier.
Bonne netteté, bonne couleur.
Bonne soirée
Roland

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