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Mauve Crown flowers (Calotopis gigantea)

Can be found in both a mauve (shown above) and white color. The name literally means, "giant, beautiful keel."
These are actually giant milkweed blossoms.

Minolta DiMAGE S404
1/64s f/8.0 at 15.4mm iso64 with Flash full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
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