September 18, 2015 Duke University A first draft of the tree of life for all 2.3 million named species of animals, plants, fungi and microbes has been released. Thousands of […]
The World Agroforestry Center recently announced and released a new multi-database search engine, or switchboard for information on Agroforestry species. The 13 websites the Switchboard links to include The Plant […]
I recently contributed a few photos of Jatropha chamelensis to ARKive.org, a very interesting and important website. Initially I took the photos of C. chamelensis in Mexico for Barry Stock, […]
Here’s a link to PROTA – Plant Resources of Tropical Africa PROTA is an international, not-for-profit foundation. It intends to synthesize the dispersed information on the approximately7,000 useful plants of […]
Entheopedia is an online database of entheogenic plants. There are currently 179 plants listed in the database. Users can help add to the list by submitting photos and suggesting species […]
Here’s a list in progress of plant families, ordered alphabetically. Click a family name and the link will take you to a page listing corresponding entries. I am in the […]
Below are photos of a wild fruit from the dry tropical forests of S. Vietnam. As you can see in the photo, the outside is somewhat fuzzy. Inside you find […]
Here are some photos of a Strychnos species I photographed in S. Vietnam. I’m not terribly familiar with the Genus, so not sure what species this is, doesn’t look like […]
Click on the following link for useful info on Cussonia spicata.
Click the following link for a list of all links on this site related to the family Solanaceae. Links to two other species of Iochroma, specifically. Click photo to enlarge.
This South American bush is called pingo-pingo, which literally means “tubes”. It is also known as canotu (which means “joint” or “hashish cigarette”), solupe, and transmontaga. In Chilean folklore the […]
National flower of Argentina. Nitrogen fixing. Click for Erythrina falcata, of Brazil. The root is a taproot with nodules produced by nitrogen fixing bacteria. The bacteria live in symbiosis with […]
Click on photo to enlarge… I have encountered this (below) N. tabbacum, and this N. tabacum. Maybe I have them mixed up, although I am under the impression that the […]
Click to enlarge. Info coming…