Here is a photo of Hericium racemosum (or is it coralloides?) that I found yesterday. This particular mushroom genus has exceptionally min-boggling appearance and growth habits… note the thousands of […]
Here are some photos of the fruit and leaf of a small tree / shrub I saw on my last trip in Mexico (Jalisco). Although I am not a trained […]
Below are some photos of a Cola species I came across with some friends while hiking in the forest outside of Libreville, Gabon. I have not yet been able to […]
This is a tree I photographed in Kenya. Thanks to a reader of this blog I now know what species it is, Moringa drouhardii. Native to Madagascar. Relative of M. […]
I don’t see any info on this species on the internet (there are other Cytorchis species listed), however this is the species name given to me by the friend whose […]
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 […]
Closely related to the common nasturtium, T. tuberosum is a perennial plant grown in the Andes Mountains of South America for its edible root. The plant is a creeper with […]
Pistachio is a member of the Anacardiaceae family and a close relative of Cashew, Mango, and Spondias spp., among others. Pistachio is native to the Middle East where, not long […]