|Rosa dumalis Bechst.|
(U-360 + CC20C, SB-140)
UV-Nikkor 105 mm f/4.5, @800 ISO
Both images © Bjørn Rørslett/NN
pinkish-flowered species exhibits UV-absorbing petals all
over, but the degree of UV absorbance does vary with the
flower so presumably some kind of UV pattern emerges.
More to the point is the fact that the bracts reflect UV
Other Rose species may behave differently from the Glaucous Dog-Rose as far as UV pattern is concerned.
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Last Update 3 August, 2004