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Posted by
Stu (From Scotland | Working in Kyoto, Japan) on 26 September 2014 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

In Japan the Red Spider Lily signals the arrival of fall. Many Buddhist will use it to celebrate the arrival of fall with a ceremony at the tomb of one of their ancestors. They plant them on graves because it shows a tribute to the dead. People believe that since the Red Spider Lily is mostly associated with death that one should never give a bouquet of these flowers.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II 1/160 second F/8.0 ISO 125 160 mm

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Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Beautiful shot. Wonderful.

26 Sep 2014 6:18am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

nice focus

26 Sep 2014 6:40am

Babzy from Besançon, France

very nice compo :)

26 Sep 2014 7:17am

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26 Sep 2014 7:52am

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

So delicate !

26 Sep 2014 3:05pm

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27 Sep 2014 9:00am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A lovely image.

27 Sep 2014 3:04pm