passion flower

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lostinthetriangle

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I Tried 5 times to get 100%, Oh well
I want to re-shoot in a few days when more of the flowers are out. My thanks to "Dottie the Clown"
(will try to synth her later.............)

How did the passion flower get its name?
When Christian missionaries arrived in South America in the 16th century, they found a plant which they felt was a good omen for their mission. They called it the passion flower because to them it symbolized the death of Christ. The five sepals and five petals of the flower, which are similar in appearance, represent the disciples without Peter and Judas. The double row of colored filaments, known as the corona, signifies the halo around Christ's head or the crown of thorns. The five stamens and the three spreading styles with their flattened heads symbolize the wounds and the nails respectively. The vines tendrils resemble the whips used to scourge Christ.
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Date Created 3/19/2009
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(4)
sandra2012 Over 1 year ago
hey bye it always takes me about 5 minutes to figure these things out but I did get to the circle thing, This is a very beautiful passion flower, where did you find it????
lostinthetriangle Over 1 year ago
Thanks, they are very pretty.....oh, two doors down!
madeeds Over 1 year ago
Very well done! Thank you for giving us a little history about the flower. The point cloud came out very well.
CliffBreedlove Over 1 year ago
very nice
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