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Sand Lady's Slipper

Calceolaria darwinii

Description:

Zapatilla de la Virgen

Notes:

How beautiful, it gets Darwin name...

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9 Comments

injica
injica 8 years ago

That's so amazing!

Ulrich
Ulrich 10 years ago

WOW, nice shot

Ostres! És preciosa! Felicitats!

peter
peter 10 years ago

Spotting of the day!

"Sand Lady's Slippers collected by Charles Darwin were the first to be described scientifically and were named after him."

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DanielePralong
DanielePralong 10 years ago

Vow! Collected by Darwin himself! I only ever knew their common name...

dandoucette
dandoucette 10 years ago

Thanks Daniele, this is Calceolaria darwinii. I really like this.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calceolaria...

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 10 years ago

Zapatilla de la Virgen (Virgin's Slipper) - native to Patagonia

AnnaRieraDomènech
AnnaRieraDomènech 10 years ago

No, I only took this one... don't know why... I was surprised for its original shape...

dandoucette
dandoucette 10 years ago

This is really cool looking. Do you have any more photos of it?

Punta Arenas, XII Región de Magallanes y de la Antártica Chilena, Chile

Spotted on Dec 29, 2008
Submitted on May 29, 2011

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