• Aperture: ƒ/14
  • Camera: NIKON D700
  • Taken: 29 November, 2011 11:23
  • Focal length: 150mm
  • ISO: 1600
  • Shutter speed: 1/250 s

My first encounter with monninas was close to the wall of Mount Roraima in Venezuela, albeit a slender specimen compared to this incredibly vital and beatiful member of the familfy.

At first glance one might think this infloresence is of the Lupinus, but it’s not even in the same family.

Altitude 3720 metres

Please help me classify it – leave a comment 🙂