Sunday, July 7, 2013

Greater Celandine

Greater Celandine or Tetterwort (Chelidonium majus) is a flower that is used in pharmacy. It contains a yellow to orange latex that shows a weak red fluorescence in ultraviolett light.


Greater Celandine
Tetterwort (Chelidonium majus)

This is a section through a bud in ultraviolet light.

Chelidonium fluorescence

Linked with Macro Monday and Mondaymellowyellows.

6 comments:

  1. Gorgeous picture's, beautiful details.

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  2. That macro of the yellow blossom is absolutely mind boggling!!! Exceptional.

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  3. Terrific macro, I like what you do with light!

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  4. Very pretty! Looks very interesting.

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