Camelia sp.

I believe this is a flower and bud from the ericaceous soil loving Camelia or a related genus like Rhododendron or Azalea. This photo was shot at the mediterranean biome of the Eden Project in Cornwall.
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Nikon D7000
105mm, f/2.8 Sigma Macro Lens
1/1000, f/4.5
ISO100
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