anthropogen

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

Sterculiaceae (Malvaceae), Sterculia africana, Qawureta (Konsogna) – Kenya

  Below are some photos I just took of Sterculia africana (Syn. Triphaea africana), also known as Qawureta (Konsogna), Mopopaja tree, and African Star Chestnut. The Sterculiaceae (Malvaceae, Bombacaceae) family is […]

Malvaceae, Hau tree – Baja sur, Mexico

I photographed this tree and collected seeds last week at my friend Gabriel Howearth’s botanical garden, Buena Fortuna, located in Southern Baja (just up the East cape from San Jose […]

Malvaceae, Hibiscus acetosella, cranberry hibiscus – Panama

Also known as ‘False Roselle’, this species, related to tree cotton, bele, and saril, has striking edible red leaves. Cranberry hibiscus is nematode and insect resistant and does well in sandy […]