Madeira

  • Touring 02

    Image ID
    FOT394706
    Caption
    Touring 02
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    RM Rights Managed
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    Frank Gorny
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    3057 x 2296 px
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    d2290c, Touring in Madeira, Porto Moniz, water, colour, sun, leisure, walking, nature, countryside, holiday, tourism, beach, ocean, waves, surf, Madeira, Portugal, island, South Atlantic, Frank Gorny, Craigowl, d2290c
    Description
    Touring in Madeira. Looking down on Porto Moniz, on the north west coast of the Island, from the viewpoint above the town on the ER 101. Before the new Rapido stretch of the ER 101 was built, from Sao Vicente, tunnelling westwards through the coastal...
  • Wildlife 01

    Image ID
    FOT394710
    Caption
    Wildlife 01
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
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    1810 x 1360 px
    Keywords
    d1565c, Levada walking, lizard, wall lizard, Madeiran lizard, Madeira, Madeiran wall lizard, scales, texture, colour, reptile, mottled, green, grey, gray, eye, wildlife, patterns, Podarcis dugesii, Teira dugesii, Lacerta dugesii, lifestyle, holiday,...
    Description
    Levada walking in Madeira. A close up of one of the endemic Madeiran lizards, high up the Socorridos Valley on the Levada do Curral, to the west of Funchal. More descriptive information is available on Madeira (general), specific locations, Gardens,...
  • Wildlife 03

    Image ID
    FOT394712
    Caption
    Wildlife 03
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
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    2569 x 1929 px
    Keywords
    d2462c, bird, fauna, wildlife, nature, finch, water, Madeira, Portugal, lifestyle, walking, holiday, irrigation, flowers, watercourse, leisure, water, Passeriforms, Fringillidea, Fringilla coelebs, Madeira, Portugal, island, South Atlantic, Frank Gorny,...
    Description
    Madeiran chaffinch at the viewpoint on the Levada da Central da Ribeira da Janela high above the Janela River valley above Porto Moniz, on the north west coast of the island. This levada was inaugurated in 1965 and intercepts a large number of streams...
  • Agapanthus 01

    Image ID
    FOT394668
    Caption
    Agapanthus 01
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    RM Rights Managed
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    Frank Gorny
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    4048 x 3040 px
    Keywords
    d1603, Levada walking in Madeira. Agapanthus Africanus, Agapanthus campanulatus, Agapanthus caulescens, Agapanthus praecox, Agapanthus orientalis, Alliaceae, Lilliaceae, Pride of Madeira. Nile Lily, African Lily, Wildflowers, nature, flower, flowers,...
    Description
    Levada walking in Madeira. Agapanthus blossoms alongside the Levada dos Tornos, between Romeiros and Choupana in the hills above the Eastern side of Funchal. More descriptive information is available on Madeira (general), specific locations, Gardens,...
  • Agapanthus 02

    Image ID
    FOT394669
    Caption
    Agapanthus 02
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    RM Rights Managed
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    Frank Gorny
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    4048 x 3040 px
    Keywords
    d1660. Levada walking in Madeira. Agapanthus Africanus, Agapanthus campanulatus, Agapanthus caulescens, Agapanthus praecox, Agapanthus orientalis, Alliaceae, Lilliaceae, Pride of Madeira. Nile Lily, African Lily, Wildflowers, nature, flower, flowers,...
    Description
    Levada walking in Madeira. Agapanthus blooms alongside the Levada do Norte west of the Encumeada Pass, in the mountainous centre of the island, looking south towards Serra de Agua and Ribeira Brava. More descriptive information is available on Madeira...
  • Banana 01

    Image ID
    FOT394670
    Caption
    Banana 01
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
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    3040 x 4048 px
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    d1549 A banana flower spike with flower and fruit, musa acuminata, musa Cavendishii, Dwarf Cavendish, tropical, fruit, exotic, flower, plantain, edible, food, bunch, berry, fingers, hand, paradise figs, cultivation, crop, nature, flower, flowers, flora....
    Description
    A banana flower spike with flower and fruit, alongside the Levada dos Piornais, at the bottom of the Socorridos Valley, west of Funchal, Madeira. More descriptive information is available on Madeira (general), specific locations, Gardens, Markets,...
  • Banana 02

    Image ID
    FOT394671
    Caption
    Banana 02
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
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    4048 x 3040 px
    Keywords
    d1534 Rapido, Funchal, Levada, banana, bridge, musa acuminata, musa Cavendishii, Dwarf Cavendish, tropical, fruit, exotic, flower, plantain, edible, food, bunch, berry, fingers, hand, paradise figs, cultivation, crop, nature, flower, flowers, flora....
    Description
    Looking south across the Rapido and the extensive banana plantations in the side valley at the bottom of the Socorridos Valley west of Funchal, Madeira.The Levada dos Piornais contours around this small side valley before turning northwards into the...
  • Banana 03

    Image ID
    FOT394672
    Caption
    Banana 03
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    3040 x 4048 px
    Keywords
    d2245 A banana flower spike with fruit, musa acuminata, musa Cavendishii, Dwarf Cavendish, tropical, fruit, exotic, flower, plantain, edible, food, bunch, berry, fingers, hand, paradise figs, cultivation, crop, nature, flower, flowers, flora. lifestyle,...
    Description
    A banana flower spike with fruit, in the Jardim Botanico, Funchal, Madeira. The Jardim Botanico (Botanic Garden) occupies a terraced 12 acre (5 ha) site high on the hills above Funchal, which was formerly the grounds/estate of the Quinto de Bom...
  • Banana 04

    Image ID
    FOT394674
    Caption
    Banana 04
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    3040 x 4048 px
    Keywords
    d2246a Banana fruit spike, musa acuminata, musa Cavendishii, Dwarf Cavendish, tropical, fruit, exotic, flower, plantain, edible, food, bunch, berry, fingers, hand, paradise figs, cultivation, crop, nature, flower, flowers, flora. lifestyle, walking,...
    Description
    Close up of the male flower on the end of the fruiting spike of a banana, in the Jardim Botanico, Funchal, Madeira. The Jardim Botanico (Botanic Garden) occupies a terraced 12 acre (5 ha) site high on the hills above Funchal, which was formerly the...
  • Banana 05

    Image ID
    FOT394675
    Caption
    Banana 05
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    3040 x 4048 px
    Keywords
    d2347. Banana fruit spike, musa acuminata, musa Cavendishii, Dwarf Cavendish, tropical, fruit, exotic, flower, plantain, edible, food, bunch, berry, fingers, hand, paradise figs, cultivation, crop, nature, flower, flowers, flora. lifestyle, walking,...
    Description
    Banana fruit spike in the extensive plantations along the Levada dos Piornais, at the bottom of the Socorridos Valley, west of Funchal, Madeira. These bananas are almost ready to harvest. The Levada dos Piornais contours around this small side valley...
  • Banana 06

    Image ID
    FOT394676
    Caption
    Banana 06
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    3040 x 4048 px
    Keywords
    d2351 Banana fruit spike, musa acuminata, musa Cavendishii, Dwarf Cavendish, tropical, fruit, exotic, flower, plantain, edible, food, bunch, berry, fingers, hand, paradise figs, cultivation, crop, nature, flower, flowers, flora. lifestyle, walking,...
    Description
    Banana fruit spike in the extensive plantations along the Levada dos Piornais, at the bottom of the Socorridos Valley, west of Funchal, Madeira. These bananas are still quite immature, and are weeks away from being harvested.. The Levada dos Piornais...
  • Banana 07

    Image ID
    FOT394681
    Caption
    Banana 07
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    3040 x 4048 px
    Keywords
    d2355 Banana fruit spike, musa acuminata, musa Cavendishii, Dwarf Cavendish, tropical, fruit, exotic, flower, plantain, edible, food, bunch, berry, fingers, hand, paradise figs, cultivation, crop, nature, flower, flowers, flora. lifestyle, walking,...
    Description
    Banana fruit spike in the extensive plantations along the Levada dos Piornais, at the bottom of the Socorridos Valley, west of Funchal, Madeira. It is just possible to see the hermaphrodite flowers beginning to swell into banana fruit, between the...
  • Funchal 01

    Image ID
    FOT394682
    Caption
    Funchal 01
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    3072 x 2304 px
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    d2049, The Mercado dos Lavradores, Funchal, Madeira. Market, tourism, holiday, lifestyle, leisure, flowers, fruit, vegetables, Madeira, Portugal, island, South Atlantic, Frank Gorny, Craigowl, d2049
    Description
    The Mercado dos Lavradores, Funchal, Madeira. This view is looking down on the internal open courtyard, surrounded by leatherwork stalls, with fruit and vegetable stalls on the upper level, displaying a dazzling variety of exotic produce. The Mercado...
  • Funchal 02

    Image ID
    FOT394683
    Caption
    Funchal 02
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    2304 x 3072 px
    Keywords
    d2045, The Mercado dos Lavradores. Market, tourism, holiday, lifestyle, leisure, flowers, fruit, vegetables, Madeira, Portugal, island, South Atlantic, Frank Gorny, Craigowl, d2045
    Description
    The Mercado dos Lavradores, Funchal, Madeira. A view along the upper level above the courtyard, with fruit and vegetable stalls displaying a dazzling variety of exotic produce. The Mercado dos Lavradores (The Farmer’s Market), Funchal’s main Market, was...
  • Hibiscus 01

    Image ID
    FOT394684
    Caption
    Hibiscus 01
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    2992 x 3040 px
    Keywords
    d1620c, Hibiscus, rosa-sinensis, flower, bloom, colour, color, red, Madeira, Jardim Botanica, Portugal, island, South Atlantic, Frank Gorny, Craigowl d1620c,
    Description
    Originally, Hibiscus was a native plant of Asia, probably China. Now, many varieties and hybrids are grown in Madeira, where they flower all year round. This specimen is in the Botanic Gardens. The Jardim Botanico (Botanic Garden) occupies a terraced 12...
  • Jardim Botanico 01

    Image ID
    FOT394685
    Caption
    Jardim Botanico 01
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    4048 x 3040 px
    Keywords
    d2244, Peacocks in the Botanic Garden, Funchal, Madeira. peacock, peacocks, bird, birds, albino, white, colour, tail, Jardim Botanico, Botanic Garden, Market, tourism, holiday, lifestyle, leisure, flowers, fruit, vegetables, Madeira, Portugal, island,...
    Description
    The Jardim Botanico (Botanic Garden) occupies a terraced 12 acre (5 ha) site high on the hills above Funchal, which was formerly the grounds/estate of the Quinto de Bom Successo: the summer retreat of the famous Reid Family. The gardens contain over...
  • Jardim Botanico 02

    Image ID
    FOT394687
    Caption
    Jardim Botanico 02
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    4048 x 3040 px
    Keywords
    d2250, Peacocks in the Botanic Garden, Funchal, Madeira. peacock, peacocks, bird, birds, albino, white, colour, tail, Jardim Botanico, Botanic Garden, Market, tourism, holiday, lifestyle, leisure, flowers, fruit, vegetables, Madeira, Portugal, island,...
    Description
    The Jardim Botanico (Botanic Garden) occupies a terraced 12 acre (5 ha) site high on the hills above Funchal, which was formerly the grounds/estate of the Quinto de Bom Successo: the summer retreat of the famous Reid Family. The gardens contain over...
  • Levada 01

    Image ID
    FOT394688
    Caption
    Levada 01
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    3040 x 4048 px
    Keywords
    d1540 Levada walking in Madeira, Transport, lifestyle, walking, holiday, irrigation, watercourse, leisure, water, Madeira, Portugal, island, South Atlantic, Frank Gorny, Craigowl, d1540
    Description
    Levada walking in Madeira. Walking through one of the Levada tunnels on the Levada dos Piornais at the southern end of the Socorridos valley to the west of Funchal. Here, the Levada weaves in and out of hand cut passages through the basalt lava flows,...
  • Levada 02

    Image ID
    FOT394689
    Caption
    Levada 02
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    3040 x 4048 px
    Keywords
    d2344 Levada walking in Madeira, Transport, lifestyle, walking, holiday, irrigation, watercourse, leisure, water, Madeira, Portugal, island, South Atlantic, Frank Gorny, Craigowl, d2344
    Description
    Levada walking in Madeira. On the Levada dos Piornais above the Socorridos Valley, west of Funchal, Here, the Levada weaves in and out of hand cut passages through the basalt lava flows, ignimbrites and consolidated ash deposits making up the cliff...
  • Levada 05

    Image ID
    FOT394690
    Caption
    Levada 05
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
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    4048 x 3040 px
    Keywords
    d1552, Levada walking in Madeira, Transport, lifestyle, walking, holiday, irrigation, watercourse, leisure, water, Madeira, Portugal, island, South Atlantic, Frank Gorny, Craigowl, d1552
    Description
    Levada walking in Madeira. High up in the Socorridos valley, to the west of Funchal, on the Levada do Curral, looking south towards the Rapido bridge and Camara de Lobos. More descriptive information is available on Madeira (general), specific...
  • Levada 06

    Image ID
    FOT394692
    Caption
    Levada 06
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
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    4048 x 3040 px
    Keywords
    d1557. Levada walking in Madeira, Transport, lifestyle, walking, holiday, irrigation, watercourse, leisure, water, Madeira, Portugal, island, South Atlantic, Frank Gorny, Craigowl. d1557
    Description
    Levada walking in Madeira. High up the Socorridos Valley, to the west of Funchal, on the Levada do Curral, looking north towards Curral das Freiras (The Nuns' Valley). The abandoned hamlet of Faja is partly concealed behind the eucalyptus in the...
  • Levada 04

    Image ID
    FOT394693
    Caption
    Levada 04
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
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    4048 x 3040 px
    Keywords
    d2330, Levada walking in Madeira, Transport, lifestyle, walking, holiday, irrigation, watercourse, leisure, water, Madeira, Portugal, island, South Atlantic, Frank Gorny, Craigowl, d2330
    Description
    Levada walking in Madeira. On the Levada dos Piornais above the Socorridos Valley, west of Funchal, where the channel alternately passes through hand cut passages or over hand built stone aquaducts high above the valley floor. This view is looking north...
  • Levada 07

    Image ID
    FOT394695
    Caption
    Levada 07
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
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    4048 x 3040 px
    Keywords
    d1641. Levada walking in Madeira, Agapanthus Africanus, Agapanthus campanulatus, Agapanthus caulescens, Agapanthus praecox, Agapanthus orientalis, Pride of Madeira, Alliaceae, Lilliaceae, Hydrangeacea, African Lily, Nile Lily, Transport, lifestyle,...
    Description
    Levada walking in Madeira. Agapanthus and hydrangea bloom alongside the Levada do Norte to the west of the Encumeada Pass in the mountainous centre of the island, looking west towards the tunnel leading to the Folhadal. More descriptive information is...
  • Levada 08

    Image ID
    FOT394696
    Caption
    Levada 08
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    4048 x 3040 px
    Keywords
    d1659, Levada walking in Madeira, Flowers, blossom, Agapanthus Africanus, Agapanthus campanulatus, Agapanthus caulescens, Agapanthus praecox, Agapanthus orientalis, Pride of Madeira, African Lily, Nile Lily, Alliaceae, Lilliaceae, Onagraceae, Transport,...
    Description
    Levada walking in Madeira. Agapanthus and fuschias bloom alongside the Levada do Norte west of the Encumeada Pass, in the mountainous centre of the island, looking south towards Serra de Agua and Ribeira Brava. . More descriptive information is...
  • Levada 09

    Image ID
    FOT394697
    Caption
    Levada 09
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    3072 x 2304 px
    Keywords
    d2097, Levada walking in Madeira, Agapanthus Africanus, Agapanthus campanulatus, Agapanthus caulescens, Agapanthus praecox, Agapanthus orientalis, Pride of Madeira, Alliaceae, Lilliaceae, Hydrangeacea, African Lily, Nile Lily, Transport, lifestyle,...
    Description
    Levada walking in Madeira. Traffic jam on the Levada da Bica da Cana, to the east of the Cristo Rei statue, on the south west side of the Campo Grande. It’s not unusual to meet cows and bullocks grazing along this Levada.. More descriptive information...
  • Strelitzia 01

    Image ID
    FOT394698
    Caption
    Strelitzia 01
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    4048 x 3040 px
    Keywords
    d1590, strelitzia Reginae, Bird of Paradise flower, estrelicia, avo-do-paraiso, bloom, flower, Madeira, Portugal, island, South Atlantic, Frank Gorny, Craigowl, d1590,
    Description
    Commonly known as the Bird of Paradise flower, and originally a South African native, the Strelitzia has been adopted as the unofficial flower of Madeira. Its arrow shape and bright orange and blue colour bring year round brightness to the island. More...
  • Touring 01

    Image ID
    FOT394704
    Caption
    Touring 01
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    2600 x 3462 px
    Keywords
    d1690c, Touring in Madeira, aloe vera, aloeaceae, lilaceae, aloe Arabica, aloe barbadensis, aloe indica, exotic, cactus, cacti, plant, wildflower, nature, coast, rock, leaves, flower spike, sea view, Transport, lifestyle, walking, holiday, irrigation,...
    Description
    Touring in Madeira. Descending from the Campo Grande on the ER209 to the village of Ribeira de Janela, between Porto Moniz and Seixal, on the north west coast of the island. The view is from the small village of Eira da Achada, looking north down the...
  • Walking 01

    Image ID
    FOT394708
    Caption
    Walking 01
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    4048 x 3040 px
    Keywords
    d2371, Walking in Madeira, water, colour, sun, leisure, walking, nature, rainbow, countryside, holiday, tourism, beach, ocean, sea, Atlantic, vessel, boat, Madeira, Portugal, island, South Atlantic, Frank Gorny, Craigowl, d2371
    Description
    Walking in Madeira. Looking down on the partly built new coastal promenade at Areeiro. The promenade will run from Praia Formosa on the west side of Funchal to the Socorridos River outfall close to Camara do Lobos. Here, the pillars that will support...
  • Walking 02

    Image ID
    FOT394709
    Caption
    Walking 02
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    3040 x 4048 px
    Keywords
    d2304 Walking in Madeira, Abra Bay, Sao Lourenço Point, Lava, sandstone, metamorphosed, basalt, Transport, lifestyle, walking, holiday, irrigation, watercourse, leisure, water, Madeira, Portugal, island, South Atlantic, Frank Gorny, Craigowl, d2304
    Description
    Walking in Madeira, Portugal. Sea stacks jut out of the Atlantic alongside the spectacular coastal path north of the Ponta de Sao Lourenço, in the extreme east of the island. Here, the volcanic rocks are deeply coloured purple and red, in stark contrast...
  • Wildlife 02

    Image ID
    FOT394711
    Caption
    Wildlife 02
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    2817 x 2116 px
    Keywords
    d1625c, lounge lizard, Lacerta dugesii, Podarcis dugesii, Teira dugesii, Madeiran lizard, Madeiran wall lizard, reptile, yucca, plant, flower, wildlife, nature, pattern, scales, reptile, Botanic Garden, Jardim Botanica, Madeira, Portugal, island, South...
    Description
    A Madeiran lizard taking its ease amongst the Yucca flower spikes in the Jardim Botanico above Funchal. The Jardim Botanico (Botanic Garden) occupies a terraced 12 acre (5 ha) site high on the hills above Funchal, which was formerly the grounds/estate...
  • Levada 03

    Image ID
    FOT395093
    Caption
    Levada 03
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    4048 x 3040 px
    Keywords
    d2332. Levada walking in Madeira, bridge, aquaduct, transport, lifestyle, walking, holiday, irrigation, watercourse, leisure, water, Madeira, Portugal, island, South Atlantic, Frank Gorny, Craigowl, d2332,
    Description
    Levada walking in Madeira. On the Levada dos Piornais above the Socorridos Valley, west of Funchal, Here, the Levada weaves in and out of hand cut passages through the basalt lava flows, ignimbrites and consolidated ash deposits making up the cliff...
  • Cassia 01

    Image ID
    FOT395319
    Caption
    Cassia 01
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    3040 x 4048 px
    Keywords
    d1609, Cassia didymoboptrya, senna didymoboptrya, caesalpiniaceae, yellow, tourism, holiday, lifestyle, leisure, flowers, fruit, vegetables, Madeira, Portugal, island, South Atlantic, Frank Gorny, Craigowl, d1609
    Description
    Originally from tropical Africa, the Cassia plant puts out long upright racemes all year round, which break out into yellow flowers. It is used extensively in Chinese medicine and, under its synonym, Senna, as a purgative. More descriptive information...
  • Frangipani 01

    Image ID
    FOT395322
    Caption
    Frangipani 01
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    4048 x 3040 px
    Keywords
    d1596, common frangipani, red frangipani, plumeria rubra, Tooth plant, Planta-dos-dentes; .tourism, holiday, lifestyle, leisure, flowers, fruit, vegetables, Madeira, Portugal, island, South Atlantic, Frank Gorny, Craigowl, d1596
    Description
    Frangipani is a native of Mexico, Central America, and Venezuela, but thrives in the favourable climate of Madeira, flowering from June until October. More descriptive information is available on Madeira (general), specific locations, Gardens, Markets,...
  • Orchid 01

    Image ID
    FOT395323
    Caption
    Orchid 01
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Frank Gorny
    Dimensions
    2178 x 2982 px
    Keywords
    d1591, Orchid, flower, exotic, bloom, blossom, Transport, lifestyle, walking, holiday, irrigation, watercourse, leisure, water, Madeira, Portugal, island, South Atlantic, Frank Gorny, Craigowl, d1591,
    Description
    Orchids flower in gardens all over Madeira. This particular one is very eyecatching, but we have not yet identified it!! More descriptive information is available on Madeira (general), specific locations, Gardens, Markets, Levadas, specific Levadas,...