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« La végétation s'arrête, elle meurt ; nous, nous restons pour des générations nouvelles, et l'automne est délicieuse parce que le printemps doit venir encore pour nous. »

de Senancour

 

Subfamily: Epidendroideae Tribe: Podochileae Subtribe: Bulbophyllinae.

Species: Bulbophyllum longiflorum Thouars .

 

Photographed at Kipandi Butterfly Park, 36km from Kota Kinabalu. This specie looks like a pretty lampshade. However, they have an unpleasant scent, faintly like garbage. The smell is noticeable, but I didn't know it came from this orchid. Definitely not for indoors. I'm scared of bees, so I seldom put my nose to a flower. :-)))

 

This orchid inhabit rainforests from sea level to 1,600 metres (5,300 feet). The pseudobulbs are up to 4.5 cm (1 3/4 inches) long and spaced about 5 cm (2 inches) apart on a creeping rhizome. The single leaf can be up to 15 cm (6 inches) long. The inflorescence is up to 20 cm (8 inches) long and can bear six to eight flowers in a semi-circle at the end.

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{Bulbophyllum generally}

The genus Bulbophyllum is the largest in the orchid family (Orchidaceae) with about 3,000 species. They are widely distributed, from the Americas, Africa and Madagascar to Eastern Australia and the Western Pacific Islands.

 

It has many vegetative forms; tall plants with cane like stems, root climbers and creepers and pendulous epiphytes. Some have developed succulent foliage. Although the flower form is diverse, they have a basic structural blueprint that serves to identify this genus. The center of diversity is in West Irian and New Guinea which seems to be the evolutionary homeland.

Pompois, près de Thouars.

« Automne. Le post-scriptum du soleil. »

de Pierre Véron

 

Coquelicot à contre jour au soleil couchant

Pintura peruana. Autor desconocido.

Imagen captada en la entrada de una tienda de cuadros en Miraflores.

Avda. Petit Thouars.

 

A Wonderful Painting that was for sale on the streets of Lima.

Avda. Petit Thouars.

 

PLEASE VIEW LARGE - Press "L" on your keyboard... It looks much better!

 

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"Wing escorts ("EE" for short) formed a class of eighteen French navy vessels derived from destroyers , the NATO family of destroyers. The Dupetit-Thouars, on a mission to Djibouti, patrolled south of the Red Sea."

Lignes en symétrie

 

Old Parisian market hall, Art Nouveau style, during major renovation works

  

/// Ancien marché couvert style Art Nouveau pendant d’importants travaux de réhabilitation.

 

Carreau du Temple 2009-2014 - Paris

 

:copyright:Collection «Carodutemple»

 

www.caroline-blankstein.fr

Pintura peruana. Autor desconocido.

Imagen captada en la entrada de una tienda de cuadros en Miraflores.

Avda. Petit Thouars.

 

A Wonderful Painting that was for sale on the streets of Lima.

Avda. Petit Thouars.

 

PLEASE VIEW LARGE - Press "L" on your keyboard... It looks much better!

 

Pulsa la tecla L para verla mejor sobre fondo negro y en grande.

Pintura peruana. Autor desconocido.

Imagen captada en la entrada de una tienda de cuadros en Miraflores.

Avda. Petit Thouars.

 

A Wonderful Painting that was for sale on the streets of Lima.

Avda. Petit Thouars.

 

PLEASE VIEW LARGE - Press "L" on your keyboard... It looks much better!

Chaque premier we de septembre, la Montgolfiade de Thouars attire de nombreux visiteurs.

Photos prises lors de l'envol de 7h30.

 

Pintura peruana. Autor desconocido.

Imagen captada en la entrada de una tienda de cuadros en Miraflores.

Avda. Petit Thouars.

 

A Wonderful Painting that was for sale on the streets of Lima.

Avda. Petit Thouars.

 

PLEASE VIEW LARGE - Press "L" on your keyboard... It looks much better!

 

Pulsa la tecla L para verla mejor sobre fondo negro y en grande.

« Une jeune femme pour un vieillard, c'est une barque qui ne répond pas au gouvernail et que ne retient pas l'ancre. »

de Théognis

 

Bulbophyllum is a massive genus (probably the largest in terms of number of species) that is widespread in SE Asia, throughout Africa, Australia and tropical America. Bulbophyllum is from Greek 'bulbos' (meaning bulb) and 'phyllon' (meaning leaf) referring to the prominent leafy pseudobulbs of most species. This genus was established by Aubert du Petit Thouars in 1822.

 

Blooming in my greenhouse, from Fred Clarke of Sunset Valley Orchids.

Coquelicot à contre jour au soleil couchant

Pintura peruana. Autor desconocido.

Imagen captada en la entrada de una tienda de cuadros en Miraflores.

Avda. Petit Thouars.

 

A Wonderful Painting that was for sale on the streets of Lima.

Avda. Petit Thouars.

 

PLEASE VIEW LARGE - Press "L" on your keyboard... It looks much better!

 

Pulsa la tecla L para verla mejor sobre fondo negro y en grande.

Pintura peruana. Autor desconocido.

Imagen captada en la entrada de una tienda de cuadros en la Avda. Petit Thouars, en Miraflores.

 

A Wonderful Painting that was for sale on the streets of Lima.

 

PLEASE VIEW LARGE - Press "L" on your keyboard... It looks much better!

 

Pulsa la tecla L para verla mejor sobre fondo negro y en grande.

  

Les Ponts de Cé, France.

Pintura peruana. Autor desconocido.

Imagen captada en la entrada de una tienda de cuadros en la Avda. Petit Thouars, en Miraflores.

 

A Wonderful Painting that was for sale on the streets of Lima.

 

PLEASE VIEW LARGE - Press "L" on your keyboard... It looks much better!

 

Pulsa la tecla L para verla mejor sobre fondo negro y en grande.

  

Shot in Thouars (Deux Sèvres) - France -

 

a very old town :

Although there is evidence of human habitation here 5,000 years ago, it is only in the seventh century that the town appears in the historical record. In the 760s, Thouars found itself in Aquitaine, the most robust fortress in the entire region according to contemporary chroniclers. This was a violent decade as Duke Waïfre, struggling to preserve the independence of Aquitaine, fought against the expansionist ambitions of the French King, Pepin the Short. In 762, accompanied by his son, the future Charlemagne, appeared outside Thouars. He destroyed the Gallo-Roman town and torched the castle.

 

In the ninth century the first of a line of viscounts took charge of Thouars: he and his successors would control the fiefdom for more than five centuries until the end of the fourteenth century. The earliest of these viscounts for whom information survives is Geoffrey I, known as the founder of the Thouars dynasty. Located at the south of Anjou and at the frontier with Aquitaine, the Viscountcy of Thouars became a rich fiefdom with a strategic location extending from Upper Poitou all the way to the coast.

 

Thouars was the birthplace of the medieval general Louis de La Trémoille. In 1619 his heir Henri de La Trémoille married Marie de la Tour d'Auvergne, sister of Turenne. She razed the old gothic château-fort to build the present château.

  

Pintura peruana. Autor desconocido.

Imagen captada en la entrada de una tienda de cuadros en la Avda. Petit Thouars, en Miraflores.

 

A Wonderful Painting that was for sale on the streets of Lima.

 

PLEASE VIEW LARGE - Press "L" on your keyboard... It looks much better!

 

Pulsa la tecla L para verla mejor sobre fondo negro y en grande.

  

  

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Linges anciens dans une brocante: marchande: "la linotte" à Thouars

lalinotte@wanadoo.fr

Bronica ERTSi 4,5x6 TMAX-400

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Au cœur de la structure

 

Old Parisian market hall, Art Nouveau style, during major renovation works / Ancien marché couvert style Art Nouveau pendant d’importants travaux de réhabilitation.

 

Carreau du Temple 2009-2014 - Paris

 

:copyright:Collection «Carodutemple»

 

www.caroline-blankstein.fr

Bronica ERTSi 4,5x6 TMAX-400

  

Le Carreau du Temple disparaît sous la neige

 

Old Parisian market hall, Art Nouveau style, during major renovation works / Ancien marché couvert style Art Nouveau pendant d’importants travaux de réhabilitation.

 

Carreau du Temple 2009-2014 - Paris

 

:copyright:Collection «Carodutemple»

 

www.caroline-blankstein.fr

Pendant festival Ecoval Thouars 2014

"Wing escorts ("EE" for short) formed a class of eighteen French navy vessels derived from destroyers , the NATO family of destroyers. The Dupetit-Thouars, on a mission to Djibouti, patrolled south of the Red Sea."

Pintura peruana. Autor desconocido.

Imagen captada en la entrada de una tienda de cuadros en la Avda. Petit Thouars, en Miraflores.

 

A Wonderful Painting that was for sale on the streets of Lima.

 

PLEASE VIEW LARGE - Press "L" on your keyboard... It looks much better!

 

Pulsa la tecla L para verla mejor sobre fondo negro y en grande.

  

Bronica ERTSi 4,5x6 TMAX-400

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