Saturday, June 14, 2014

Thanks to Buckeye on ID Please Flickr I have had my mystery plant ID found.
Turned out to be 
Bristly Ox-tongue  Helminthotheca echioides.
This morning the flower was blooming so I got a series of pix. Then took a leaf and did some macro shots.

Tamron with the 10 dioptre lens gives 13mm = just below 2x.
With the 1.7 Tele-extender  &; Kenko tube 11mm just over 2x
With the whole set-up 10 dioptre, extender and Kenko 6mm just below 4x.

Four times makes the bristles stand out but thanks to the ring flash they are reasonably sharp.

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