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Photo of the second week of June 2012

Around the flowers of pomegranate

 

 

Pomegranate flower petal - © Norbert Pousseur

... crimson petals, like a curtain color ...       Photographie Norbert Pousseur


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Provence - mai2012 - Num 21 Mpx - 5d2c_7408 - series Photo of the week



 

Current as a resident of Provence, in June I see pomegranates flourish, their bright color,
and a bright vermilion more wet weather, a late May.

Dictionary Furetière in 1690
Pomegranat tree : tree that bears grenades. There pomegranate flowers, fruit & pomegranate. This tree is neither large nor high. Its wood is yellow, and ash bark. Its leaves are semblabes those of the olive, and have a perfect greenness as myrtle. They are divided by small red veins interlaced & hanging from the tail of the same color. Its branches are soft and a little tricky. Its flowers are gleaming scarlet &, and resemble those of wild pepper with leaves & cut open like a star, with a small grain hanged in the middle of their capitulature, such as the rose ...


The book on medicinal plants of Emile Perrot (completed by H. Moyse) indicates that the drugstore used mainly root bark as ténifuge (against tapeworm)

Other names: Punica granatum L. - Granatacées. -
France: Arosse, Balaustier, Granatier, Migranier.
Deutschland: Granatbaum, Granat, Gameine Granate.
England: Pomegranat, Pomegranat tree.
Italia: Granato
España: Granado Mangrano


Photography of the week 24 of 2012

General presentation   The same in french : Fleurs de grenade

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


This display of heart of pomegranate flower, such as that shown below,
can be enlarged in this frame until 70 % of its real size of recording, by using the function zoom

 

 

 

 

Start pomegranate - © Norbert Pousseur

... end of life of a pomegranate flower to grow the fruit ...       Photographie Norbert Pousseur

Provence - mai 2012 - Num 21 Mpx - 5d2c_7393 - series Photo of the week


 

Pomegranate bud - © Norbert Pousseur

... Button of flower of pomegranate almost opened ...       Photographie Norbert Pousseur


Provence - mai 2012 - Num 21 Mpx - 5d2c_7431 - series Photo of the week


 

Pomegranate tree flower heart - © Norbert Pousseur

... Flower Heart pomegranate in its foliage ...      Photographie Norbert Pousseur


Provence - mai 2012 - Num 21 Mpx - 5d2c_7395 - series Photo of the week


 

Flower of pomegranate tree - © Norbert Pousseur

... flower on its stem ...      Photographie Norbert Pousseur


Provence - mai 2012 - Num 21 Mpx - 5d2c_7403 - series Photo of the week


 

Symétrie du grenadier - © Norbert Pousseur

... symmetric setting-up for a geometrical flowe ...      Photographie Norbert Pousseur


Provence - mai 2012 - Num 21 Mpx - 5d2c_7405 - series Photo of the week

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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