Pachira aquatica is a medium size tree native to tropical wetlands of Central and South America. Its native habitat tends to be seasonally flooded lowlands or swamps, however it is […]
Barcino is a hardwood species native to the dry tropical forests of Mexico. I took these photos on the Central Pacific coast near Chamela.
Here’s a photo of two immature Biriba fruit. When mature the fruit turns bright yellow. Biriba can be found growing in the wild in the islands of the Caribbean and […]
Actually more closely related to the turnip (Brassica rapa var. rapa) then broccoli, Rapini is likely the semi-domesticated descent of a wild herb originating either in China or the Mediterranean region. Rapini is […]
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The World Agroforestry Centre is pleased to formally launch the book: Climate-Smart Landscapes: Multifunctionality in Practice This book brings together a range of work around landscape approaches specifically looking at […]
I’m pretty sure this is Coprinopsis nivea, but I could be wrong. If you have an ID correction please let me know via the comment forum. In the photo below […]
Two photos of Lactarius fragilis mushrooms from W. Sonoma County. As they dry out these intriguing mushrooms smell increasingly like maple syrup and are best cooked into deserts due to their unique […]
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Adansonia digitata makes a nice patio tree. Here’s a good example from the coast of Kenya. Click photo to enlarge. Here are a few previous posts from this site with […]
I’m reposting some articles and photos from this site’s early archives. In my recent transfer to a self hosted site I lost a number of photos on random posts throughout some […]
Or you could say Talc trash…
Please let me know if you happen to be visiting a page on this site and notice missing photos. I recently transferred this site and lost some photos along the […]
I’m pretty sure this is Jatropha sympetala. The trunk texture and bark are like a yellow version of many of the Bursera spp. in this region. Locally the tree is called […]
Here’s an interesting article from New Scientist referencing recent research published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society about how plant’s protect themselves from UV rays while sitting out in the […]