Muntingia Calabura blooming under full sun,the petals changes its position and lean to the light and flop over. It’s a small,and white star-like flower that has a crepe texture petals and golden yellow anther that attracted insects around. However, the sepal and stigma is color green,so with the evergreen leaves. During hot season, the taste of the fruit is quiet sweet and juicy but during rainy days, it’s tasteless as it’s only good for the birds and honeybees.
Today, morning sky is a bit cloudy with slow rain showers, unlike yesterday that it was clear and sunny. It’s good I was able to photographed few subjects in the morning. Aw ! You’ll see the result of my photography done yesterday. It’s photography addict, LOL ! I just need these images for blog posts, not necessarily picture attached is important but, with the presence of images related to the topic,you’ll understand what I’m talking about and what is being described. Problems will only exist if the sky is cloudy, the result would be much better with the natural light of the day. I wasn’t aware of the weather condition about weather forecast. Sometimes, It is supposed to be cloudy but, it turned out to be sunny and vice-versa.
Nowadays, it is really unpredictable. I just have to make few adjustments of my time. Earlier shooting in advance would be better,I’ll take the opportunity to shoot more during hot day. Photography practice is already a part of my everyday life. Here’s my subject for today, A flowering plant bearing tiny fruits in an apple green background.
Note: I’m still doing my research. I don’t have reference book about flowering wild plants.I don’t know the name of these flower. What I can remember, I bought these plant during my visit in Tagaytay city. I can’t remember the name anymore. Next post soon.
My habit keeps my mind active and physically occupied for a day. Photographing these wildflowers Muntingia Calabura has something to teach as well. This is just a short lived wildflower, it will only stay for a day and I just have to shoot it immediately before the sucking insects will arrive that it may caused discoloration.
The first bloom is lovely white in full sun although it was really small but, with fine quality once you’ll seen the result. This kind of flower may not be available during rainy season, they bloom more this time and less continuously.
Previously,I’ve published the first part of these images with the black background as it was glowing in the dark. I’m very passionate to do these things in the morning.Here’s the shots taken from day to day activities.
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For the first timers, to see this kind of wildflower Muntingia Calabura would already be a common scene that you’ll see it everywhere or anywhere in the wild. Not even good for flower arrangement and bouquet but, if you see the close-up shots,it would be a different thing,Of my great surprise! Muntingia Calabura flower is exceptionally attractive and superb!
We have it in our own backyard.A tree that can tolerate full sun. Muntingia Calabura tree was indeed a valuable one, source of shade, with the flowers and fruit together serve the insects for their needs. It doesn’t require much care and tall enough that can adapt to any types of soil; moist or dry.After the blooming, a small fruit comes out,a fruit which is also the bird’s favorite. I was inspired to shoot these tiny flowers every time and it’s my favorite summer pastime.I was already doing these for almost a year and suited for my own purpose.It’s nice to share and it seems, I’m now giving an account of my daily work.It’s just a regular work needed to be done.
Here’s my photo collection of Muntingia Calabura or Aratiles Flower
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