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One of the big leaf plants in the Munro Martin Fernery at the Cairns botanical Gardens. I am no botanist but it may be a big leaf Begonia variety.

Only four kilometers from the heart of Cairns City, the Flecker Botanical Gardens are a tropical oasis. 38 hectares of native Australian gardens are maintained to lush standards.

The Flecker Botanic Gardens were created in 1886, which means that many of the large plants and trees are lush and well established. The extensive selection of tropical flora includes some rare plants seldom found elsewhere in the world. These include exotic species of palms, gingers, orchids, bamboos, vines, aroids and tropical fruit trees.

Amazing arrays of orchids are spotted throughout the gardens, boasting beautiful bright colours that contrast perfectly with the variegated shades of greens.

The Gardens are listed on the Queensland State Heritage Register (Place ID No. 602541)

This shot taken with Pentax k-r on 28 July 2011.

Lens Pentax-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6
ISO 200
0 EV
Hand held

Minor adjustments to lighting and sharpening in PSE 9.
Converted to jpeg for uploading to redbubble.

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  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonover 3 years ago

    BEAUTIFUL work

  • Thank you Ann

    – TonyCrehan

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteover 3 years ago

    Superb capture Tony.

  • Thanks Julie

    – TonyCrehan

  • Debbie Robbins
    Debbie Robbinsover 3 years ago

    CALLADIUM comes to mind… maybe google it Tony.. :)

  • I am grateful for your suggestion Debbie. I will check it out. Thank you also for adding this to your favourites. Tony:)

    – TonyCrehan

  • Linda  Makiej
    Linda Makiejover 3 years ago

    simply WoNdErFuL!!!!!!

  • Why thank you Linda…so pleased you like this shot. Tony:)

    – TonyCrehan

  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmithover 3 years ago

    Beautiful leaves,…

  • Hi John. They are spectacular aren’t they. Thanks for adding this shot to your favourites. Tony

    – TonyCrehan

  • Brett Rogers
    Brett Rogersover 3 years ago

    This is great Tony. In the larger view, the sensation of “being there” is overpowering. Strong subject and composition too. It’s a good image.

  • Thanks for your complimentary comment Brett and for adding this to your favourites. Tony

    – TonyCrehan

  • ctheworld
    ctheworldalmost 3 years ago

  • Delighted to be in the top ten. Thanks for the news. Congratulations to the winner and other top tens.

    – TonyCrehan

  • ctheworld
    ctheworldover 2 years ago

    Beautiful work! Thanks for submitting it to COLOR ME A RAINBOW!

  • Thank you for including my work in this week’s features…always a big thrill.

    – TonyCrehan

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesover 2 years ago

  • Thanks Rene.

    – TonyCrehan

  • Angelika  Vogel
    Angelika Vogel3 months ago

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