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 arrogans, two subterminal erect inflorescences on leafless stem, photo taken in 1985 by P. Blanc at La Merced, Junin,750 m asl, Peru

    Begonia arrogans, two subterminal erect inflorescences on leafless stem, photo taken in 1985 by P. Blanc at La Merced, Junin,750 m asl, Peru

  • Patrick Blanc and Begonia lutea, population of monophyllous individuals on shaded perhumid vertical sandstone rock, under the carpeting Navia acaulis, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia, Oct. 2016

    Patrick Blanc and Begonia lutea, population of monophyllous individuals on shaded perhumid vertical sandstone rock, under the carpeting Navia acaulis, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia, Oct. 2016

  • Begonia lutea, population on stratified sandstone, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia

    Begonia lutea, population on stratified sandstone, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia

  • Begonia lutea, population of monophyllous individuals on shaded perhumid vertical sandstone rock under a carpeting Navia species, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia

    Begonia lutea, population of monophyllous individuals on shaded perhumid vertical sandstone rock under a carpeting Navia species, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia

  • Begonia lutea, population on monophyllous individuals, from seedlings to mature flowering ones, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia

    Begonia lutea, population on monophyllous individuals, from seedlings to mature flowering ones, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia

  • Begonia lutea, monophyllous individuals on shaded perhumid vertical sandstone rock, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia

    Begonia lutea, monophyllous individuals on shaded perhumid vertical sandstone rock, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia

  • Begonia lutea, flowering monophyllous individuals, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia

    Begonia lutea, flowering monophyllous individuals, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia

  • Begonia lutea, group of monophyllous flowering individuals, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia

    Begonia lutea, group of monophyllous flowering individuals, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia

  • Begonia lutea, leaves, flowers and dry capsular fruits, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia

    Begonia lutea, leaves, flowers and dry capsular fruits, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia

  • Begonia lutea, monophyllous individual, one leaf and one inflorescence with male and female flowers, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia

    Begonia lutea, monophyllous individual, one leaf and one inflorescence with male and female flowers, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia

  • Begonia lutea, female and male flowers, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombi

    Begonia lutea, female and male flowers, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombi

  • Begonia lutea, female flower, maturing fruit and dry capsular fruit, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia

    Begonia lutea, female flower, maturing fruit and dry capsular fruit, Cano Cristales, Meta, Colombia

  • Begonia wollastonii as a low epiphyte, turning yellow at the beginning of the dry season, Harenna forest, 2300 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

    Begonia wollastonii as a low epiphyte, turning yellow at the beginning of the dry season, Harenna forest, 2300 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

  • Begonia wollastonii as a low epiphyte, annual stem and leaves turning yellow at the beginning of the dry season, Harenna forest, 2300 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

    Begonia wollastonii as a low epiphyte, annual stem and leaves turning yellow at the beginning of the dry season, Harenna forest, 2300 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

  • Begonia wollastonii in habitat, on vertical seeping rocky substrate, mixed with many ferns and surrounded by the banboo Yushania (syn. Arundinaria) alpina, Harenna forest, 2300 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

    Begonia wollastonii in habitat, on vertical seeping rocky substrate, mixed with many ferns and surrounded by the banboo Yushania (syn. Arundinaria) alpina, Harenna forest, 2300 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

  • Begonia wollastonii in habitat, on vertical seeping rocky substrate, mixed with many ferns, Elatostema and Pilea, Harenna forest, 2300 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

    Begonia wollastonii in habitat, on vertical seeping rocky substrate, mixed with many ferns, Elatostema and Pilea, Harenna forest, 2300 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

  • Begonia wollastonii, fresh capsular fruits, Harenna forest, 2300 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

    Begonia wollastonii, fresh capsular fruits, Harenna forest, 2300 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

  • Begonia wollastonii in fruit on a seeping rock in mossy forest understory, Harenna forest, 2300 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

    Begonia wollastonii in fruit on a seeping rock in mossy forest understory, Harenna forest, 2300 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

  • Begonia wollastonii, fruits and dark brown axillary bulbils, Harenna forest, 2300 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

    Begonia wollastonii, fruits and dark brown axillary bulbils, Harenna forest, 2300 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

  • Begonia wollastonii, dark brown axillary bulbils, Harenna forest, 2300 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

    Begonia wollastonii, dark brown axillary bulbils, Harenna forest, 2300 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

  • Begonia sutherlandii, ferns and Talbotia elegans on humid rock overhanging a forest fast running stream, Monks Cowl, Drakensberg, South Africa

    Begonia sutherlandii, ferns and Talbotia elegans on humid rock overhanging a forest fast running stream, Monks Cowl, Drakensberg, South Africa

  • Begonia sutherlandii on seeping rock, Monks Cowl, Drakensberg, South Africa

    Begonia sutherlandii on seeping rock, Monks Cowl, Drakensberg, South Africa

  • Begonia sutherlandii on rock in forest understory, Monks Cowl, Drakensberg, South Africa

    Begonia sutherlandii on rock in forest understory, Monks Cowl, Drakensberg, South Africa

  • Begonia sutherlandii on vertical rocky bank just above a fast flowing forest stream, Royal Natal NP, South Africa

    Begonia sutherlandii on vertical rocky bank just above a fast flowing forest stream, Royal Natal NP, South Africa

  • Begonia sutherlandii seedlings on rocks emerging from swift running forest stream, covered by mosses and Selaginella, Royal Natal NP, South Africa

    Begonia sutherlandii seedlings on rocks emerging from swift running forest stream, covered by mosses and Selaginella, Royal Natal NP, South Africa

  • Begonia sutherlandii among mosses on vertical perhumid rocky bank, Royal Natal NP, South Africa

    Begonia sutherlandii among mosses on vertical perhumid rocky bank, Royal Natal NP, South Africa

  • Begonia sutherlandii flowering on vertical rocky bank, Royal Natal NP, South Africa

    Begonia sutherlandii flowering on vertical rocky bank, Royal Natal NP, South Africa

  • Begonia sutherlandii, male and female inflorescences, Royal Natal NP, South Africa

    Begonia sutherlandii, male and female inflorescences, Royal Natal NP, South Africa

  • Begonia sutherlandii, inflorescences, Royal Natal NP, South Africa

    Begonia sutherlandii, inflorescences, Royal Natal NP, South Africa

  • Begonia oxyloba, population on vertical mossy rock, Choma waterfall, Uluguru Mts, Tanzania

    Begonia oxyloba, population on vertical mossy rock, Choma waterfall, Uluguru Mts, Tanzania

  • Begonia oxyloba individuals on decaying tree log, Amani, 900 m asl, East Usambara Mts, Tanzania

    Begonia oxyloba individuals on decaying tree log, Amani, 900 m asl, East Usambara Mts, Tanzania

  • Begonia oxyloba among ferns in leaf litter, Amani, 900 m asl, East Usambara Mts, Tanzania

    Begonia oxyloba among ferns in leaf litter, Amani, 900 m asl, East Usambara Mts, Tanzania

  • Begonia oxyloba, hydathodes excreting water at the periphery of the leaf blades in the morning, Amani, 900 m asl, East Usambara Mts, Tanzania

    Begonia oxyloba, hydathodes excreting water at the periphery of the leaf blades in the morning, Amani, 900 m asl, East Usambara Mts, Tanzania

  • Begonia oxyloba flowering on decaying tree log, Amani, 900 m asl, East Usambara Mts, Tanzania

    Begonia oxyloba flowering on decaying tree log, Amani, 900 m asl, East Usambara Mts, Tanzania

  • Begonia oxyloba, individual with inflorescences and mature red fleshy fruits, Amani, 900 m asl, East Usambara Mts, Tanzania

    Begonia oxyloba, individual with inflorescences and mature red fleshy fruits, Amani, 900 m asl, East Usambara Mts, Tanzania

  • Begonia oxyloba, red anthocyanic lower leaf blade, Choma waterfall, Uluguru Mts, Tanzania

    Begonia oxyloba, red anthocyanic lower leaf blade, Choma waterfall, Uluguru Mts, Tanzania

  • Begonia oxyloba, two inflorescences, the young upper one still protected by bell shaped bracts and the lower one expanding male and female flowers, Choma waterfall, Uluguru Mts, Tanzania

    Begonia oxyloba, two inflorescences, the young upper one still protected by bell shaped bracts and the lower one expanding male and female flowers, Choma waterfall, Uluguru Mts, Tanzania

  • Begonia oxyloba, inflorescence with bracts, male and female flowers, Choma waterfall, Uluguru Mts, Tanzania

    Begonia oxyloba, inflorescence with bracts, male and female flowers, Choma waterfall, Uluguru Mts, Tanzania

  • Begonia oxyloba, ripe fleshy fruits, Amani, 900 m asl, East Usambara Mts, Tanzania

    Begonia oxyloba, ripe fleshy fruits, Amani, 900 m asl, East Usambara Mts, Tanzania

  • Begonia oxyloba, mature reddish fleshy fruits, Amani, 900 m asl, East Usambara Mts, Tanzania

    Begonia oxyloba, mature reddish fleshy fruits, Amani, 900 m asl, East Usambara Mts, Tanzania

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