anthropogen

: of, relating to, or resulting from the influence of human beings on nature

Annonaceae, Rollinia deliciosa (mucosa), Biriba – Tropical S. America

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 […]

Clusiaceae, Garcinia livingstonei, Imbe, African mangosteen

Garcinia livingstonei enjoys a wide native range throughout Tropical E. Africa and parts of W. Africa. Outside of its native region the tree is relatively unknown to most, aside from your occasional […]

Ericaceae, Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. montana, Mt. Tamalpais manzanita – Marin County, California

  I believe this is Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. montana, formerly Arctostaphylos montana, a somewhat rare Manzanita species, photographed on Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County, California. Not photos of the flower, […]

Plants you aren’t growing, but should be: Solanum muricatum, pepino dulce

Solanum muricatum: One of many members of the Solanaceae family. Close relatives of this plant include Brugmansia spp, Iochroma spp, Datura spp., Tomatoes, Eggplants, Peppers, Potatoes, and many more. It’s […]

Plants you aren’t growing, but should be: Ugni molinae (Myrtus ugni)

… And if you are already growing it, I would be  interested in any thoughts/info/feedback you may have regarding the plant via the comment forum… Ugni molinae (Myrtus ugni, Eugenia […]

Geo-tagging fruit trees – Berkeley, CA

Here’s a screen shot of an portion of Berkeley, where I’ve geo-tagged any interesting fruit trees growing on the street, in peoples yards, etc. and inserted them into Google Earth.There’s […]