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  1. © Winston D. Munnings (Greeting Card Sample). Just the perfect vehicle for sending well wishes to that Special someone. Incidentally, this Greeting Card can also be framed.

© Winston D. Munnings (Greeting Card) From $2.49

© Winston D. Munnings (Laminated Print) From $17.81
These are ideal for use as ‘placemats’ for tables, and they’re great gift items.

The genus Tacca, which includes the Bat flowers and Arrowroot, consists of ten species of flowering plants in the order Dioscoreales, native to tropical regions of Africa, Australia, and south-eastern Asia. In older texts, the genus was treated in its own family Taccaceae, but the 2003 APG II system incorporates it into the family Dioscoreaceae. Taccaceae is native to Malaysia. Several species are cultivated as ornamental plants for their bold foliage and large flowers. The well-known T. chantrieri goes by the names of Black Bat Flower, Bat-head Lily, Devil Flower or Cat’s Whiskers. Tacca integrifolia is known as the Purple or White Bat Flower. Other cultivated varieties include the Arrowroot, T. pinnatifida leontopetaloides, and T. cristata aspera.


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Nikon D300 (Two Bodies) ~ Nikon D200 (Back-Up)
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AF Nikon 50mm (F/1.8) ~ AF Nikon 85mm (F/1.8) ~ AF Nikon 24-70mm (F/2.8) ~ AF Nikon 80-200mm (F/2.8) ~ AF Nikon 105mm (F/2.8) Micro Lens ~ AF Nikon 200mm (F/2.8) Micro Lens ~ AF Nikon 300mm (F/4)

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Originally from the The Islands I was born in Nassau, historic Capital of the 700 Islands Of The Bahamas Archipelago. I am a former Print Media Journalist & Broadcast Journalist (News Anchor & Editor) for radio and television. I am also retired as Consul General after two decades in the Diplomatic Service of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. I studied Photography at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale (A College of Professional Studies) and at the New York Institute of Photography.

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Comments

  • lcretyi
    lcretyiover 3 years ago

    Oh My Gosh, This is simply Spectacular, What a trulyHugs Amazing Photographer you are…

  • Thanks Laura and, as always, much thanks for your continued encouragement and support. I really appreciate that.

    – Winston D. Munnings

  • Rose Gallik
    Rose Gallikover 3 years ago

    WOW! Never heard nor seen one of these! STUNNING!!!

  • Thank you.

    – Winston D. Munnings

  • Joni  Rae
    Joni Raeover 3 years ago

    I’m so excited to meet you and view your spectacular works. This is a wild one! Looks like someting I’d see on Star Trek….lol.
    best regards, joni

  • Rozalia Toth
    Rozalia Tothover 3 years ago

    Wow… Very interesting flowers,… but I love it! Beautiful photo!

  • Thank you so much.

    – Winston D. Munnings

  • Clive
    Cliveover 3 years ago

  • Thank you Clive for featuring my work in the Extreme Close-Ups Group. It is greatly appreciated.

    – Winston D. Munnings

  • naturelover
    natureloverover 3 years ago

    This is perfect- the colours and detail are superb Winston!

  • Thank you so much.

    – Winston D. Munnings

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 3 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful feature, great WORK and well earned.

  • Thank you Andrea.

    – Winston D. Munnings

  • Clive
    Cliveover 3 years ago

    Most welcome Winston, amazing work

  • Thanks Clive….

    – Winston D. Munnings

  • Kathy Baccari
    Kathy Baccariabout 3 years ago

    This is one fantastic image Winston. Such a tropical beauty. WOW. The lighting and detail are outstanding. An instant fav for me. Gorgeous work. Kathy :)

  • Thanks Kathy.
    Glad you like…

    – Winston D. Munnings

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerabout 1 year ago

    They are such fabulous flowers and you have captured this one perfectly to show it’s unique structure. Congratulations on your “Explore” feature !

  • Thanks Trish, I appreciate your visit and comments about my work.

    – Winston D. Munnings

  • Hi Trish! Me Again! You mentioned congrats on my “explore” feature. Can you send me a link to that feature? Thanks!

    – Winston D. Munnings

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