All the plant photographies are performed by Patrick Blanc and their use must go with the photo caption and the mention "copyright Patrick Blanc"
  • Alocasia sp, probably a new species related to A. nicolsonii and A. wentii, white spethe the fruit protective base becoming fleshy, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

    Alocasia sp, probably a new species related to A. nicolsonii and A. wentii, white spethe the fruit protective base becoming fleshy, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

  • Alocasia sp, probably a new species related to A. nicolsonii and A. wentii, fleshy base of the white spathe protecting the maturing red berries, Rondon Ridge, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

    Alocasia sp, probably a new species related to A. nicolsonii and A. wentii, fleshy base of the white spathe protecting the maturing red berries, Rondon Ridge, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

  • Musa velutina, open flower like mature fruit of this invasive species, day 1 after opening, the outer white pulp fully exposed and covering the seeds, Pilchi Cocha laguna, Orellana, Ecuador

    Musa velutina, open flower like mature fruit of this invasive species, day 1 after opening, the outer white pulp fully exposed and covering the seeds, Pilchi Cocha laguna, Orellana, Ecuador

  • Musa velutina, open flower like mature fruit of this invasive species, day 2 after opening, the outer white pulp eaten at night by animals, probably bats, exposing the black seeds, Pilchi Cocha laguna, Orellana, Ecuador

    Musa velutina, open flower like mature fruit of this invasive species, day 2 after opening, the outer white pulp eaten at night by animals, probably bats, exposing the black seeds, Pilchi Cocha laguna, Orellana, Ecuador

  • Rubiaceae sp. with white fruit, Selangor, Malaysia

    Rubiaceae sp. with white fruit, Selangor, Malaysia

  • Anthurium hookeri, berries compressed and expulsed at maturity from the spadix, frugivorous birds dispersing the seeds, Basse Terre, Guadeloupe.jpeg

    Anthurium hookeri, berries compressed and expulsed at maturity from the spadix, frugivorous birds dispersing the seeds, Basse Terre, Guadeloupe.jpeg

  • Anchomanes difformis, infructescence, Campo, Cameroun

    Anchomanes difformis, infructescence, Campo, Cameroun

  • Urera hypselodendron, climbing cauliflorous stems hanging from Hagenia abyssinica branches, Harenna forest, 2350 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

    Urera hypselodendron, climbing cauliflorous stems hanging from Hagenia abyssinica branches, Harenna forest, 2350 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

  • Urera hypselodendron, achenes enclosed by the bright orange fleshy accrescent perianth, Harenna forest, 2350 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

    Urera hypselodendron, achenes enclosed by the bright orange fleshy accrescent perianth, Harenna forest, 2350 m asl, Bale NP, Ethiopia

  • Urera caracasana, bright orange fruits, Finca el Pilar, Antigua, Guatemala

    Urera caracasana, bright orange fruits, Finca el Pilar, Antigua, Guatemala

  • Peliosanthes sp. on deeply inclined earth bank with very long infructescence axes laying along soil surface, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

    Peliosanthes sp. on deeply inclined earth bank with very long infructescence axes laying along soil surface, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

  • Peliosanthes sp. on deeply inclined earth bank with very long infructescence axes exposing the blue seeds on soil surface, outside the leaf rosette, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

    Peliosanthes sp. on deeply inclined earth bank with very long infructescence axes exposing the blue seeds on soil surface, outside the leaf rosette, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

  • Peliosanthes sp. , two flowers axilled by a single bract developing seeds, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

    Peliosanthes sp. , two flowers axilled by a single bract developing seeds, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

  • Peliosanthes sp. , many seeds developing from a single flower, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

    Peliosanthes sp. , many seeds developing from a single flower, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

  • Peliosanthes sp. with very long infructescence axes, each bract axilling many flowers, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

    Peliosanthes sp. with very long infructescence axes, each bract axilling many flowers, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

  • Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, bright blue seeds freely exposed in this Angiosperm turning back to Gymnospermous stage, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

    Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, bright blue seeds freely exposed in this Angiosperm turning back to Gymnospermous stage, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

  • Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, flowers with tepals, corona, stamens, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

    Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, flowers with tepals, corona, stamens, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

  • Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, inflorescence, front view, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

    Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, inflorescence, front view, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

  • Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, inflorescence, lateral view, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

    Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, inflorescence, lateral view, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

  • Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, three to five blue seeds emerging from each single fertilized flower, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

    Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, three to five blue seeds emerging from each single fertilized flower, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

  • Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, bright blue seeds freely exposed out of the teared ovary, this Angiosperm turning back to Gymnospermous stage, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

    Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, bright blue seeds freely exposed out of the teared ovary, this Angiosperm turning back to Gymnospermous stage, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

  • Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, seeds coated by blue sarcotesta, emerging from the early blocked growth of the ovary wall, an Angiosperm turning back to Gymnospermous stage, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

    Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, seeds coated by blue sarcotesta, emerging from the early blocked growth of the ovary wall, an Angiosperm turning back to Gymnospermous stage, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

  • Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, three exposed seeds with blue sarcotesta arising from a single flower,  also reminiscent of apocarpy like in many Annonaceae, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

    Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, three exposed seeds with blue sarcotesta arising from a single flower, also reminiscent of apocarpy like in many Annonaceae, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

  • Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, three seeds with blue sarcotesta, a turn back to gymnospermous stage, also reminiscent of apocarpy as in many Annonaceae, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

    Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, three seeds with blue sarcotesta, a turn back to gymnospermous stage, also reminiscent of apocarpy as in many Annonaceae, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

  • Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, seed coated by bright blue sarcotesta, reminiscent of a blue berry or drupe, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

    Peliosanthes teta subsp. humilis, seed coated by bright blue sarcotesta, reminiscent of a blue berry or drupe, Macleod Is., Tanintharyi, Myanmar

  • Cyathodes glauca, berry close-up, Mount Wellington, Tasmania

    Cyathodes glauca, berry close-up, Mount Wellington, Tasmania

  • Medinilla speciosa, individual with erect inflorescence on forest earth bank, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

    Medinilla speciosa, individual with erect inflorescence on forest earth bank, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

  • Medinilla speciosa, individual with hanging mature infructescence on forest earth bank, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

    Medinilla speciosa, individual with hanging mature infructescence on forest earth bank, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

  • Medinilla speciosa, mature infructescence, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

    Medinilla speciosa, mature infructescence, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

  • Medinilla scortechinii, cauliflorous flowering, bright orange axes, flowers and berries, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

    Medinilla scortechinii, cauliflorous flowering, bright orange axes, flowers and berries, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

  • Medinilla sp., red inflorescence axis, white flowers and purple berries, Rondon ridge, 2000 m asl, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

    Medinilla sp., red inflorescence axis, white flowers and purple berries, Rondon ridge, 2000 m asl, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

  • Medinilla venusta, infructescence, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

    Medinilla venusta, infructescence, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

  • Medinilla erpetina, baccate bright red ripe fruits, Imbu Rano, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

    Medinilla erpetina, baccate bright red ripe fruits, Imbu Rano, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

  • Medinilla cf. mortonii, blue berries surrounded by white bracts, Imbu Rano, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

    Medinilla cf. mortonii, blue berries surrounded by white bracts, Imbu Rano, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

  • Medinilla cf. anisophylla, pinkish bracts surrounding maturing greenish white berries enclosed by concrescent calyx, Imbu Rano, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

    Medinilla cf. anisophylla, pinkish bracts surrounding maturing greenish white berries enclosed by concrescent calyx, Imbu Rano, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

  • Heliconia papuana, infructescence with bracts, decaying perianths and developing fruits, Madang, Papua New Guinea

    Heliconia papuana, infructescence with bracts, decaying perianths and developing fruits, Madang, Papua New Guinea

  • Heliconia papuana, infructescence with decaying perianths and developing fruits, Madang, Papua New Guinea

    Heliconia papuana, infructescence with decaying perianths and developing fruits, Madang, Papua New Guinea

  • Alpinia myriocratera, hanging banana like infructescence and banana like teared leaves, Kelimutu, Flores, Indonesia

    Alpinia myriocratera, hanging banana like infructescence and banana like teared leaves, Kelimutu, Flores, Indonesia

  • Alpinia monopleura, unusual apparently erratic sequence along flowering axis with almost open flowers at the top, then flower buds, mature fruits and young fruits downwards, Wara Barat, Palopo, South Sulawesi

    Alpinia monopleura, unusual apparently erratic sequence along flowering axis with almost open flowers at the top, then flower buds, mature fruits and young fruits downwards, Wara Barat, Palopo, South Sulawesi

  • Alpinia pulchra, branched flowering axes bearing side by side flower buds, flowers at anthesis and maturing fruits, Tenaru Falls, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

    Alpinia pulchra, branched flowering axes bearing side by side flower buds, flowers at anthesis and maturing fruits, Tenaru Falls, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

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