Sunday Stills: Texture

TEXTURE

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Taken In South Africa, Mokopane, Limpopo

Ceiba pentandra is a tropical tree of the order Malvales and the family Malvaceae (previously separated in the family Bombacaceae), native to MexicoCentral America and the Caribbean, northern South America, and (as the variety C. pentandra var. guineensis) to tropical west Africa. Kapok is the most used common name for the tree and may also refer to the fibre obtained from its seed pods. The tree is also known as the Java cotton, Java kapok, Silk cotton or ceiba. It is a sacred symbol in Maya mythology.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceiba_pentandra

Sunday Stills, the next challenge: Textures

http://sundaystills.wordpress.com/2012/12/02/sunday-stills-the-next-challenge-textures-3/

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14 comments on “Sunday Stills: Texture

  1. Wow, quite un known. there is a smimilar type tree back in my home country as well, as punishment we use to get tied up on that tree, not tight, but loose, any moments will hurt us and remind of not repeating that fault again 😦

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