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Orange Coneflower - high resolution

Dr Klaus Schmitt

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Visible light image:


UV image using Baader-U filter (UV):


Simulated bee vision image using experimental XBV filter (UV, blue, green):


Triptych of the above images:



This attractive flower in macro close up even more so shows its very specific UV pattern,
its petals have a UV dark pattern, invisible to us humans. It also shows the conical cell
structures that enable insects to have a better grip on the surface when landed..​
 
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