Project Description

This photo was taken in downtown Toronto in their inside gardens. This plant is a large plant with the phylogeny in the family Bromeliaceae and the subfamily Bromelioideae and the genus Neoregelia. This plant has a deep center that fills with water when it rains and that water grows the flowers in the center. These plants, like most bromeliads, bloom only once and produce several pups or offspring that are genetically identical to the parent flower. Taking this photograph required changing the shutter speed and aperture of the camera to ensure the lighting did not come through too bright and the photo came out the way it was supposed to.