All the plant photographies are performed by Patrick Blanc and their use must go with the photo caption and the mention "copyright Patrick Blanc"
  • Patrick Blanc observing a large leaved pseudo monocaulous Piper, the lateral sympodial stems producing only one large leaf , Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador, Aug. 2021

    Patrick Blanc observing a large leaved pseudo monocaulous Piper, the lateral sympodial stems producing only one large leaf , Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador, Aug. 2021

  • Patrick Blanc observing the large leaved pseudo monocaulous Piper cf. chuarense, the lateral sympodial stems producing only one leaf and one inflorescence , Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador, Aug. 2021

    Patrick Blanc observing the large leaved pseudo monocaulous Piper cf. chuarense, the lateral sympodial stems producing only one leaf and one inflorescence , Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador, Aug. 2021

  • Piper cf. chuarense as a big leaved undershrub on small stream bank in forest understory, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper cf. chuarense as a big leaved undershrub on small stream bank in forest understory, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper cf. chuarense in forest understory, a small shrub with big leaves distributed radially in a terminal global disc shape, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper cf. chuarense in forest understory, a small shrub with big leaves distributed radially in a terminal global disc shape, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper cf. chuarense, an undershrub with a short erect unbranched stem, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper cf. chuarense, an undershrub with a short erect unbranched stem, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper cf. chuarense, auriculate leaf bases, symmetric or asymmetric, maybe an indication of lateral sympodial stems with only one long internode, one asymmetric leaf and one terminal inflorescence, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper cf. chuarense, auriculate leaf bases, symmetric or asymmetric, maybe an indication of lateral sympodial stems with only one long internode, one asymmetric leaf and one terminal inflorescence, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper cf. chuarense, conspicuous big wavy dark pink leaf sheaths turning dark purple and initiation of a bending down inflorescence on the right, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper cf. chuarense, conspicuous big wavy dark pink leaf sheaths turning dark purple and initiation of a bending down inflorescence on the right, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper cf. chuarense, young hanging down inflorescence, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper cf. chuarense, young hanging down inflorescence, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper cf. chuarense, young maturing hanging down spadix, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper cf. chuarense, young maturing hanging down spadix, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper filistilum (syn. Trianaeopiper garciae) as a subherbaceous monocaulous undershrub on a forest stream bank, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper filistilum (syn. Trianaeopiper garciae) as a subherbaceous monocaulous undershrub on a forest stream bank, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper filistilum (syn. Trianaeopiper garciae) as a subherbaceous monocaulous undershrub, global disc shaped distribution of the leaves and small down hanging inflorescence, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper filistilum (syn. Trianaeopiper garciae) as a subherbaceous monocaulous undershrub, global disc shaped distribution of the leaves and small down hanging inflorescence, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper filistilum (syn. Trianaeopiper garciae), asymmetric leaf bases and short unruffled yellowish sheath, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper filistilum (syn. Trianaeopiper garciae), asymmetric leaf bases and short unruffled yellowish sheath, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper filistilum (syn. Trianaeopiper garciae), leaf base and axillary down hanging inflorescence, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper filistilum (syn. Trianaeopiper garciae), leaf base and axillary down hanging inflorescence, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper filistilum (syn. Trianaeopiper garciae) leaves at the top of the stem with one axillary downward bending inflorescence, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper filistilum (syn. Trianaeopiper garciae) leaves at the top of the stem with one axillary downward bending inflorescence, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper filistilum (syn. Trianaeopiper garciae), axillary hanging down inflorescence, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper filistilum (syn. Trianaeopiper garciae), axillary hanging down inflorescence, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper filistilum (syn. Trianaeopiper garciae), terminal part of the inflorescence with flowers at anthesis, the species name due to the filiform style of the pistil, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper filistilum (syn. Trianaeopiper garciae), terminal part of the inflorescence with flowers at anthesis, the species name due to the filiform style of the pistil, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Patrick Blanc among the plagiotropic sympodial stems of the bullate leaved Piper appendiculatum, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador, Aug. 2021

    Patrick Blanc among the plagiotropic sympodial stems of the bullate leaved Piper appendiculatum, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador, Aug. 2021

  • Piper appendiculatum, plagiotropic branches in forest understory, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper appendiculatum, plagiotropic branches in forest understory, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper appendiculatum, an undershrub with horizontal sympodial branches in forest understory, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper appendiculatum, an undershrub with horizontal sympodial branches in forest understory, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper appendiculatum, horizontally displayed sympodial lateral branches, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper appendiculatum, horizontally displayed sympodial lateral branches, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper appendiculatum, horizontal sympodial flowering branch, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper appendiculatum, horizontal sympodial flowering branch, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper appendiculatum, sessile leaves with asymmetric base on sympodial flowering lateral branch, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper appendiculatum, sessile leaves with asymmetric base on sympodial flowering lateral branch, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper appendiculatum, sympodial hairy stem, each modular segment producing one whitish cataphyll, one sessile foliage leaf with asymmetric base and one leaf opposed hanging inflorescence, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper appendiculatum, sympodial hairy stem, each modular segment producing one whitish cataphyll, one sessile foliage leaf with asymmetric base and one leaf opposed hanging inflorescence, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper appendiculatum, strongly bullate leaf surface, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper appendiculatum, strongly bullate leaf surface, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper appendiculatum, bullate leaf surface, these domes increasing about two times the parenchyma surface between the veins, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper appendiculatum, bullate leaf surface, these domes increasing about two times the parenchyma surface between the veins, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper appendiculatum, densely bullate leaf surface, each half spheric dome increasing about two times the parenchyma surface, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper appendiculatum, densely bullate leaf surface, each half spheric dome increasing about two times the parenchyma surface, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper appendiculatum, plagiotropic sympodial branch with hanging down inflorescence, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper appendiculatum, plagiotropic sympodial branch with hanging down inflorescence, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper appendiculatum, inflorescences hanging under the foliage, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper appendiculatum, inflorescences hanging under the foliage, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper appendiculatum, hairy inflorescence peduncle and spadix ending in a narrow appendage, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper appendiculatum, hairy inflorescence peduncle and spadix ending in a narrow appendage, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper appendiculatum, hanging down maturing spadix, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper appendiculatum, hanging down maturing spadix, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Piper appendiculatum, hanging down maturing spadix ending the hairy peduncle, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Piper appendiculatum, hanging down maturing spadix ending the hairy peduncle, Mashpi FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Patrick Blanc much intrigued by the height and the huge trunk diameter of Piper amalago, one of the few arborescent Piper species, Yasuni NP, Ecuador, Aug. 2021

    Patrick Blanc much intrigued by the height and the huge trunk diameter of Piper amalago, one of the few arborescent Piper species, Yasuni NP, Ecuador, Aug. 2021

  • Piper amalago, thick trunk with prominent swollen and lignified old leaf nodes and prop roots at the trunk base, Yasuni NP, Ecuador

    Piper amalago, thick trunk with prominent swollen and lignified old leaf nodes and prop roots at the trunk base, Yasuni NP, Ecuador

  • Piper amalago, thick trunk in forest understory with prominent swollen and lignified old leaf nodes, Yasuni NP, Ecuador

    Piper amalago, thick trunk in forest understory with prominent swollen and lignified old leaf nodes, Yasuni NP, Ecuador

  • Piper amalago, old tall thick trunk and a basal suckering stem with prop roots , Yasuni NP, Ecuador

    Piper amalago, old tall thick trunk and a basal suckering stem with prop roots , Yasuni NP, Ecuador

  • Piper amalago, suckering individual with multiple prop roots, Yasuni NP, Ecuador

    Piper amalago, suckering individual with multiple prop roots, Yasuni NP, Ecuador

  • Piper amalago, foliage displayed on lateral branches in the upper layers of forest understory, Yasuni NP, Ecuador

    Piper amalago, foliage displayed on lateral branches in the upper layers of forest understory, Yasuni NP, Ecuador

  • Piper amalago, lateral sympodial branches with V shaped ramifications, Yasuni NP, Ecuador

    Piper amalago, lateral sympodial branches with V shaped ramifications, Yasuni NP, Ecuador

  • Piper amalago, V shaped ramifications on lateral sympodial branches, Yasuni NP, Ecuador

    Piper amalago, V shaped ramifications on lateral sympodial branches, Yasuni NP, Ecuador

  • Piper amalago, decaying leaf on forest floor, Yasuni NP, Ecuador

    Piper amalago, decaying leaf on forest floor, Yasuni NP, Ecuador

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