Orchid by barnsis
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This orchid ((a Phalaenopsis hybrid) can be found in the Missouri Botanical Garden inside the Climatron. The Missouri Botanical Garden is acclaimed world wide for their work in botany. The Climatron is a iconic geodesic dome greenhouse, it encloses what might be the most surprising half-acre of land in the Midwestern Unite States.
From the moment that you enter, no matter the season, you are immersed in a thriving tropical rain forest environment. You feel the heat and humidity; you hear the sounds of gurgling water and cascading waterfalls. A lush, green landscape of exotic plants surrounds you. Some plants and flowers perch on inhospitable-looking rocks, while others cling to trees that appear to brush the top of the 70-foot-high dome. There is a river aquarium with strange fish, and a bridge overlooking the unusual vegetation. Everywhere, there are bright flowers.
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Nikon D40X with Nikon 300mmVR lens

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  • Cynthia Broomfield
    Cynthia Broomf...almost 3 years ago

    Lovely capture!!

  • Thank you Cynthia

    – barnsis

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonalmost 3 years ago

    Natures Paintbrush

    BEAUTIFUL work,
    .

  • Thank you Ann

    – barnsis

  • Yool
    Yoolalmost 3 years ago

    Stunning shot dear brother!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Thank you Sis

    – barnsis

  • JDL15
    JDL15almost 3 years ago

    superb capture

  • Thank you

    – barnsis

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Tayloralmost 3 years ago

    so beautiful Byron :)

  • Thank you Karin

    – barnsis

  • Enivea
    Eniveaalmost 3 years ago

    Gorgeous!! And the Climatron sounds very attractive atm, as the temps drop here with wind and rain!

  • Thank you, yes you would be uncomfortable in a coat in the dead of winter inside the Climatron

    – barnsis

  • Dlouise
    Dlouisealmost 3 years ago

    Very beautiful:))

  • Thank you

    – barnsis

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsalmost 3 years ago

    Oh they are so gorgeous! Lovely capture of these magnificent beauties!

  • Thank you very much

    – barnsis

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whitealmost 3 years ago

    Outstanding beauty well captured Byron.

  • Thank you Julie

    – barnsis

  • Elfriede Fulda
    Elfriede Fuldaalmost 3 years ago

    Exquisite image

  • Thank you

    – barnsis


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