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The divine fragrance

Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 1 October 2014 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

These are the Coral / Night jasmine(Nyctanthes arbor tristis) which bloom at twilight and spread a lovely fragrance. They fall to the earth next morning. I love these flowers...we call this flower Pavazhamalli ( Coral Jasmine) in Tamil.

CASIO EX-Z60 1/60 second F/5.4 100 mm (35mm equiv.)

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a lovely combination of image and explanation here . . I can almost catch the perfume !

1 Oct 2014 5:44am

@Ronnie 2¢: It is an out-of-this-world fragrance Ronnie...As the buds open around 7 p m, the fragrance starts engulfing the whole place....

Ram from Chennai, India

Very nice.

1 Oct 2014 5:48am

@Ram: Thank you Ram:)

ursulakatariina from Uusikaupunki, Finland

Lovely photo and interesting information to go with it.

1 Oct 2014 5:48am

@ursulakatariina: Thank you Ursula:)

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

The most beautiful flowers in bloom at the shortest time.

1 Oct 2014 6:14am

@Jypyä Pop: You are right Jypya....

PATRICK from miramas, France

superbe compo

1 Oct 2014 7:13am

@PATRICK: Thank you PATRICK :)

ceteceva from Angers, France

Subtil parfum envoutant !

1 Oct 2014 7:28am

@ceteceva: Merci ceteceva:)

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Très très parmesane de ce petites fleurs blanches superbe.

1 Oct 2014 7:29am

@Nicou: Merci Nicou:)

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

very nice, lovely.

1 Oct 2014 9:45am

@Hiro: Thank you Hiro:)) Saw from the newspapers that volcano is causing panic there...hope you are okay:)

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

interesting shot

1 Oct 2014 10:57am

@beach: Thank you beach :)

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

I can smell the arome!!

1 Oct 2014 11:24am

@Lalena: That's wonderful Lalena:)

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

Oh Devi, I feel the fragrance - it makes me dreamy early in the morning !!!!Lovely presentation together with your note. Thanks for sharing - kindest regards Monika

1 Oct 2014 12:09pm

@Shiva: Thank you times the earth is carpeted with these lovely flowers...

omid from mashhad, Iran

L O V E L Y !

1 Oct 2014 12:21pm

@omid: Thank you Omid:)

Oiva from Turku, Finland

It is certainly great, I would like to experience the scent of:-))))))))))))))) Haleja.

Happy October, my good friend Devi!

1 Oct 2014 12:49pm

@Oiva: I wonder if it grows there Oiva!! I wish it did:)))

Don from Spokane, United States

A very interesting life cycle of this flower. I've not heard of this kind of flower before.

1 Oct 2014 2:34pm

@Don: I think this is a tropical tree Don:)))

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Such a happy view!

1 Oct 2014 2:38pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you Ruthie:)

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Stunning! I love it!

1 Oct 2014 7:44pm

@Adela Fonts: Thank you Adela :) Hugs:)))

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Great explanation - Nice photo

1 Oct 2014 8:14pm

@Bruce: Thank you Bruce:)

Patrick M. from France, France

Beautiful composition, jasmine is a flower that I like! and fairly common in India

1 Oct 2014 8:15pm

@Patrick M.: Thak you Patrick:)

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Belle composition.)

1 Oct 2014 8:21pm

@tataray: Merci tataray:)

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Your explanation just sounds so romantic! What lovely flowers! I love the fragrance of jasmine!

2 Oct 2014 12:35am

@Elaine Hancock: You would love this too if you stumble upon this Elaine:)

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Too bad we do not have "scratch and sniff" photoblog, like there are scratch and sniff children's books. ;-)

2 Oct 2014 2:21am

@B. Thomas: Ha ha ha B:)) May be the day will arrive soon :)))

L'Angevine from Angers, France


2 Oct 2014 8:00am

@L'Angevine: Merci L'Angevine:))))

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Thanks. Volcano is really fearful, but I'm OK.

2 Oct 2014 12:31pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Wow. Pavazhamalli, I just love the fragrance of these little flowers.
Nicely composed. Thank you, :)

2 Oct 2014 4:13pm

@Sam: I love them a lot too Sam:)))

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Wonderful shot... so many little things I miss about India :)

3 Oct 2014 7:20am

@Sarito: :)) May be you could take a stem from here and plant it there..For your eagerness and good fortune, it may grow:)

1/60 second
100 mm (35mm equiv.)