A short series on the Cactus from my neighbour's terrace garden....
I found this amazing !! The thorns like cobra heads protecting the small buds..Reminded me of ancient castles/forts with armed soldiers protecting the Royalty!!
That's a cactus thorns are terrible.
21 May 2014 5:25am
@Jypyä Pop: You are right Jypya..they are fearsome!
There is something almost extraterrestrial about this Devi, I hope the flying saucers haven't landed ;-)
21 May 2014 5:45am
@Doug: Not that I know of, Doug...unless they are invisible:))))May be there's a Martian hiding somewhere!
21 May 2014 6:00am
@PATRICK: Thank you PATRICK :)
Those spines look truly wicked and I agree with you on the cobra thoughts !
21 May 2014 6:09am
@Ronnie 2¢: They are terrible sharp Ronnie!! Wonder if they are poisonous too!!!
On va regarder et ne pas toucher !.... :))))
Jolie fleur en préparation mais un peu coicée...)
21 May 2014 7:02am
@tataray: Merci tataray:)
Impressionnant ce cactus!! Aie!
21 May 2014 8:02am
@Martine Libouton: Thank you Martine:)
Amazing & lovely!
21 May 2014 8:34am
@omid: Thank you Omid. I am sure you have a lot of Cacti in Iran :)
IT DOES INDEED
21 May 2014 9:26am
@Dimitrios: :)))))) Dimitrios
Beautiful macro! The perfect beauty of cactus!
21 May 2014 9:48am
@mohkum: Thank you mohkum:)
Never seen one like that. Good shot !
21 May 2014 10:30am
@Rafael: Thank you Rafael:)
Pretty and dangerous :)
21 May 2014 11:11am
@Ainsley: You are right Ainsley....like the Cobra:)
Looks so strong
21 May 2014 11:28am
@Hiro: Thank you Hiro:)
Stunning plant !!beautiful photo .
21 May 2014 1:00pm
@Mhelene: Thank you Mhelene:)
A fine shot of this rare cactus blossom. The way it protects its blossom is impressive.
21 May 2014 2:27pm
@Don: Yes Don...the thorns are really sharp!
Quelle plante et vue avec ce corne et cette boule jaune sueprbe.
21 May 2014 4:22pm
@Nicou: Merci Nicou:)
Fantasdtic poem!! A flower growing between these dangers pricklers!!
21 May 2014 4:30pm
@Lalena: Thank you Lalena...you are kind:))))
Thats really amazing, Devi .... never saw one like that ........ I am looking forward to the flower ..
Kindest regarads and have a great day Monika
21 May 2014 4:39pm
@Shiva: Thank you Monika...The petals have the texture of paper:)
What an unusual looking plant - those thorns are like weapons! The bud is lovely. A fascinating image
21 May 2014 5:17pm
@Ruthiebear: More buds on the way, Ruthie:)
Among skewers the promise of a beautiful flower! Best regards, Adela
21 May 2014 6:44pm
@Adela Fonts: That's a lovely comment Adela :))))))))))))))))))
Wow, the thorns really look like little cobras. It will be interesting to see this series.
21 May 2014 9:14pm
@ursulakatariina: Thank you Ursula:)))))
Very good defenses against hungry animals. An excellent shot.
21 May 2014 9:41pm
@Steve Rice: Yes Steve.. I wonder if any animal would even try a bite!! The tongue may be torn!!
Beauty among thorns ... wonderful close-up!
21 May 2014 11:19pm
@RBL: Thank you RBL :)))
Amazing details of this cactus plant, Devi.
Beautiful capture of nature's defence systems in this closeup.
I like your narration. A fine shot. Thank you. :)
22 May 2014 6:16am
@Sam: Thank you Sam :)))))
It reminds me of yesteryear's Naga movies...with all the Vittalacharya special effects!!!!
22 May 2014 6:54am
@Langevine: Merci L'angevine:)
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