All the plant photographies are performed by Patrick Blanc and their use must go with the photo caption and the mention "copyright Patrick Blanc"
  • Begonia baramensis, male and female flowers, Gunung Mulu NP, Sarawak, Borneo

    Begonia baramensis, male and female flowers, Gunung Mulu NP, Sarawak, Borneo

  • Patrick Blanc observing a flowering population of Begonia siccacaudata on a shaded vertical karst cliff, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi, June 2019

    Patrick Blanc observing a flowering population of Begonia siccacaudata on a shaded vertical karst cliff, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi, June 2019

  • Begonia siccacaudata, population on its shaded karst habitat, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, population on its shaded karst habitat, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, mixed population of green and brown leaved individuals on their shaded karst habitat, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, mixed population of green and brown leaved individuals on their shaded karst habitat, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, flowering population on its karst habitat, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, flowering population on its karst habitat, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, drying leaves and maturing fruits at the beginning of the dry season, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, drying leaves and maturing fruits at the beginning of the dry season, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, green and brown leaved individuals on their shaded karst habitat at the beginning of the dry season, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, green and brown leaved individuals on their shaded karst habitat at the beginning of the dry season, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, blackish fibrous roots emerging from the superficially adhering tuberous base, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, blackish fibrous roots emerging from the superficially adhering tuberous base, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, tuberous base producing seasonal roots and stemless shoots, an unusual feature for the species of this section Petermannia, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, tuberous base producing seasonal roots and stemless shoots, an unusual feature for the species of this section Petermannia, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, tuberous base from which emerge acaulous leafy shoots, an unusual feature for the species of the section Petermannia, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, tuberous base from which emerge acaulous leafy shoots, an unusual feature for the species of the section Petermannia, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, leaves and male inflorescences, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, leaves and male inflorescences, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, male two tepaled flowers, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, male two tepaled flowers, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, male two tepaled flower at anthesis, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, male two tepaled flower at anthesis, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, male two tepaled flower closing at night and opening again the next morning due to nyctinasty, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, male two tepaled flower closing at night and opening again the next morning due to nyctinasty, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, female flower, tepals and ovary, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, female flower, tepals and ovary, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, leaf and female flower, tepals and stigmates, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, leaf and female flower, tepals and stigmates, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, female flower, tepals and stigmates, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, female flower, tepals and stigmates, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, female flower closing at night and opening again the next morning due to nyctinasty, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, female flower closing at night and opening again the next morning due to nyctinasty, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, female flower fully open and flat on the second day after closing at night due to nyctinasty, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, female flower fully open and flat on the second day after closing at night due to nyctinasty, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, fruiting individual, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, fruiting individual, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, fruits with apical appendage, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, fruits with apical appendage, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, maturing erect capsular fruits, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, maturing erect capsular fruits, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata, ripe erect three winged capsular fruits, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, ripe erect three winged capsular fruits, Rammang Rammang, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Patrick Blanc's hand, giving the scale for a flowering Begonia siccacaudata and an Argostemma species, maybe the smallest erect forest understory Angiosperm, Bantimurung, South Sulawesi

    Patrick Blanc's hand, giving the scale for a flowering Begonia siccacaudata and an Argostemma species, maybe the smallest erect forest understory Angiosperm, Bantimurung, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata individuals on limestone rocks, Bantimurung, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata individuals on limestone rocks, Bantimurung, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata on limestone rocks, Bantimurung, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata on limestone rocks, Bantimurung, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata on limestone rocks, male two tepaled flowers and basal dry capsular fruit, Bantimurung, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata on limestone rocks, male two tepaled flowers and basal dry capsular fruit, Bantimurung, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata,  male two tepaled  pink flowers, Bantimurung, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata, male two tepaled pink flowers, Bantimurung, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata on limestone rocks, male two tepaled light pink flowers and basal maturing fruit, Bantimurung, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata on limestone rocks, male two tepaled light pink flowers and basal maturing fruit, Bantimurung, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia siccacaudata on limestone rocks, silver spotted form, Bantimurung, South Sulawesi

    Begonia siccacaudata on limestone rocks, silver spotted form, Bantimurung, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia ozotothrix at the base of a limestone rock, Camba, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia ozotothrix at the base of a limestone rock, Camba, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia ozotothrix on a big mossy limestone boulder, Camba, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia ozotothrix on a big mossy limestone boulder, Camba, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia ozotothrix on mossy limestone boulder, Camba, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia ozotothrix on mossy limestone boulder, Camba, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia ozotothrix flowering on mossy limestone boulder, Camba, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia ozotothrix flowering on mossy limestone boulder, Camba, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia cf. gemella and a silver leaved Elatostema on a big mossy limestone boulder in forest understory, Camba, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia cf. gemella and a silver leaved Elatostema on a big mossy limestone boulder in forest understory, Camba, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia cf. gemella  on mossy limestone rock, inflorescence with male flowers, Camba, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia cf. gemella on mossy limestone rock, inflorescence with male flowers, Camba, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia cf. gemella on mossy limestone rock, Camba, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia cf. gemella on mossy limestone rock, Camba, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Begonia cf. gemella male inflorescence, Camba, Maros, South Sulawesi

    Begonia cf. gemella male inflorescence, Camba, Maros, South Sulawesi

  • Patrick Blanc and an upright Begonia hooveriana surrounded by Impatiens platypetala subsp. aurantiaca, Bambapuang, Enrekang, South Sulawesi, June 2019

    Patrick Blanc and an upright Begonia hooveriana surrounded by Impatiens platypetala subsp. aurantiaca, Bambapuang, Enrekang, South Sulawesi, June 2019

  • Begonia hooveriana and Impatiens platypetala subsp. aurantiaca, Bambapuang, Enrekang, South Sulawesi

    Begonia hooveriana and Impatiens platypetala subsp. aurantiaca, Bambapuang, Enrekang, South Sulawesi

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