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Llysiau’r-milwr coch

Eu-dicots (True dicotyledons)
Family: Lythraceae
Llangors lake shore.
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This species is trimorphic - the stamens and stigma can each be at three different levels (or lengths) - whichever the stigma is then the stamens adopt the other two positions. Here is a short style / stigma plant. The stigma is buried deep in the flower.
Alternate arrangement (long style)
Alternate arrangement (medium style)
07 August 2010
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
British Isles status: native

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Photographer: J R Crellin

About the picture:
07/08/2010 11:33:35
1/100 sec - F/20
Lens: 105mm f/2.8 G VR
Sensitivity: ISO 400
Exp. compensation: -1 EV
Depth of field: 0.01 m (0.37 - 0.38)
Light value: 13.3

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