I took these photos on the coast of Jalisco in Mexico. I’d be interested if any readers have ID suggestions (via comment forum). The flower and leaf reminded me of […]
Previously I had only encountered Aristolochia vines in the tropics where some species have massive flowers. Here is a link to some previous post on some of the tropical species. […]
I photographed this great vine last week growing on a project site in S. Vietnam. Not sure if it was wild or cultivated there, although I didn’t see it elsewhere […]
Another nice example of an occupied house consumed by vines.
Since the onset of spring I’ve seen a number of heavily vegetated building facades throughout Athens, like this one. I remember passing by this particular building in the winter when […]
I took a photo of this vegetated light tube a few years ago on the UC Davis campus in Davis, California. I had meant to post it on this site […]
More from MFO Park….
Found this Aristolochia species growing near Careyes, in Jalisco. It can be recognized by their heart-shaped leaves. Let me know if you know the species name. Here are some additional […]
I found this giant old Kiwi vine (see photo below) in someone’s yard in the Berkeley hills. It was full of flowers. The woman working in the garden said she […]
A close relative to Kiwi (Actinidia indica), A. polygama is a deciduous vine that reaches 5-6 meters in height. It has a number of edible and medicinal properties. Like the […]
I found this Malpighiaceous vine growing on an island off the Pacific coast of Panama. I’m curious to know the Latin name if anyone can help. Thanks. Flowers are similar […]
This is a soft twining perennial plant. The stems are fleshy and green, sometimes tinged brownish purple. The leaves can take on a variety of degrees of heart-shape. The small, […]
Here are two additional posts on two different Aristolochia species: 1, 2.
Click here for more information on a previous post about the species. And here for another.