All the plant photographies are performed by Patrick Blanc and their use must go with the photo caption and the mention "copyright Patrick Blanc"
  • Pleuranthodium peekelii at forest edge with hanging bright orange infructescences, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

    Pleuranthodium peekelii at forest edge with hanging bright orange infructescences, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

  • Pleuranthodium peekelii, mature open bright orange capsule and black shiny seeds, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

    Pleuranthodium peekelii, mature open bright orange capsule and black shiny seeds, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

  • Riedelia cf geluensis, orange flowers and carmine maturing fleshy capsular fruits, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

    Riedelia cf geluensis, orange flowers and carmine maturing fleshy capsular fruits, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

  • Riedelia cf geluensis, bright orange flowers and carmine maturing fleshy capsular fruits, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

    Riedelia cf geluensis, bright orange flowers and carmine maturing fleshy capsular fruits, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

  • Riedelia sp., red fleshy capsules opening to expose the seeds embedded in orange pulp, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

    Riedelia sp., red fleshy capsules opening to expose the seeds embedded in orange pulp, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

  • Riedelia sp., low epiphyte in fruit, Tari, 2000 m asl, Hela, Papua New Guinea

    Riedelia sp., low epiphyte in fruit, Tari, 2000 m asl, Hela, Papua New Guinea

  • Riedelia sp., black capsular fruit opening to reveal the seeds embedded in red pulp, Tari, 2000 m asl, Hela, Papua New Guinea

    Riedelia sp., black capsular fruit opening to reveal the seeds embedded in red pulp, Tari, 2000 m asl, Hela, Papua New Guinea

  • Hedychium tenellum, open fleshy capsule with orange inner walls and black seeds embedded in bright red aril

    Hedychium tenellum, open fleshy capsule with orange inner walls and black seeds embedded in bright red aril

  • Calathea ornata, ripe infructescence, Candelaria Lodge, Alta Verapaz, Guatemala

    Calathea ornata, ripe infructescence, Candelaria Lodge, Alta Verapaz, Guatemala

  • Crinum natans, fruits maturing at the surface of the water, Kribi, Cameroun

    Crinum natans, fruits maturing at the surface of the water, Kribi, Cameroun

  • Crinum thaianum, big green seeds released from one of the brown capsular fruits, Kuraburi, Thailand

    Crinum thaianum, big green seeds released from one of the brown capsular fruits, Kuraburi, Thailand

  • Homonoia riparia in the Mekong river, fruiting defoliate branches during low water level, Jinghong city, Xishuangbanna, China

    Homonoia riparia in the Mekong river, fruiting defoliate branches during low water level, Jinghong city, Xishuangbanna, China

  • Homonoia riparia in the Mekong river, capsular tricoccous fruits, Jinghong city, Xishuangbanna, China

    Homonoia riparia in the Mekong river, capsular tricoccous fruits, Jinghong city, Xishuangbanna, China

  • Homonoia riparia in the Mekong river, capsular tricoccous hairy fruits, Jinghong city, Xishuangbanna, China

    Homonoia riparia in the Mekong river, capsular tricoccous hairy fruits, Jinghong city, Xishuangbanna, China

  • Goniothalamus sp., cauliflory, tiny orange flower at the lower left and huge mericarps, Imbu Rano, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

    Goniothalamus sp., cauliflory, tiny orange flower at the lower left and huge mericarps, Imbu Rano, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

  • Goniothalamus sp., mericarps from a single flower, Imbu Rano, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

    Goniothalamus sp., mericarps from a single flower, Imbu Rano, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

  • Goniothalamus sp., old mericarps peduncle, Imbu Rano, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

    Goniothalamus sp., old mericarps peduncle, Imbu Rano, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

  • Johannesteijsmannia lanceolata, orange ripe corky fruits on old inflorescence axis at the base of the funnel shaped leaf crown, Bukit Panchor, Penang, Malaysia

    Johannesteijsmannia lanceolata, orange ripe corky fruits on old inflorescence axis at the base of the funnel shaped leaf crown, Bukit Panchor, Penang, Malaysia

  • Phytelephas seemannii, big coalescent fruits clustered at the base of the old leaves, Terco, Nuqui, Choco, Colombia

    Phytelephas seemannii, big coalescent fruits clustered at the base of the old leaves, Terco, Nuqui, Choco, Colombia

  • Phytelephas seemannii, coalescent spiny fruits cryptic among the dead leaves on forest floor, Terco, Nuqui, Choco, Colombia

    Phytelephas seemannii, coalescent spiny fruits cryptic among the dead leaves on forest floor, Terco, Nuqui, Choco, Colombia

  • Hornstedtia cyathifera, base of the plant with inflorescences and developing infructescences, Orchid garden, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

    Hornstedtia cyathifera, base of the plant with inflorescences and developing infructescences, Orchid garden, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

  • Tupistra cf. fungilliformis, hanging down infructescence with green purple dotted berries, Sapa, Vietnam

    Tupistra cf. fungilliformis, hanging down infructescence with green purple dotted berries, Sapa, Vietnam

  • Amomum sp., fleshy and prickly capsualar cryptic fruit lying on forest floor, Timika, West Papua

    Amomum sp., fleshy and prickly capsualar cryptic fruit lying on forest floor, Timika, West Papua

  • Lagenandra ovata, fleshy cryptic concrescent fruits bending and touching water surface allowing seed dispersal, Neyyar, Kerala, India

    Lagenandra ovata, fleshy cryptic concrescent fruits bending and touching water surface allowing seed dispersal, Neyyar, Kerala, India

  • Barclaya longifolia, flower and two ripe fruits lying at the water surface, Takua Pa, Thailand

    Barclaya longifolia, flower and two ripe fruits lying at the water surface, Takua Pa, Thailand

  • Barclaya kunstleri, berried fruit protected by sepals, Selangor, Malaysia

    Barclaya kunstleri, berried fruit protected by sepals, Selangor, Malaysia

  • Barclaya kunstleri, the envelope of the ripe fruit decays, releasing the small black seeds embedded in a white floating air filled pulp allowing water dispersal, Selangor, Malaysia

    Barclaya kunstleri, the envelope of the ripe fruit decays, releasing the small black seeds embedded in a white floating air filled pulp allowing water dispersal, Selangor, Malaysia

  • Tupistra muricata, spinulose berry like fruit, Tat Sae waterfall, Luang Prabang, Laos

    Tupistra muricata, spinulose berry like fruit, Tat Sae waterfall, Luang Prabang, Laos

  • Gymnostoma vitiense, fruit, Biausevu, Viti Levu, Fiji

    Gymnostoma vitiense, fruit, Biausevu, Viti Levu, Fiji

  • Patrick Blanc observing the huge infructescence of Attalea cohune, Candelaria Lodge, Alta Verapaz, Guatemala, Jan. 2020

    Patrick Blanc observing the huge infructescence of Attalea cohune, Candelaria Lodge, Alta Verapaz, Guatemala, Jan. 2020

  • Attalea cohune, hanging infructescence, Candelaria, Guatemala

    Attalea cohune, hanging infructescence, Candelaria, Guatemala

  • Ficus hispida, axes bearing figs all along the trunk and main branches, Tioman, Malaysia

    Ficus hispida, axes bearing figs all along the trunk and main branches, Tioman, Malaysia

  • Ficus schwarzii bearing a huge cauliflorous bunches of ripe figs, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

    Ficus schwarzii bearing a huge cauliflorous bunches of ripe figs, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

  • Ficus schwarzii bearing a huge bunch of ripe figs, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

    Ficus schwarzii bearing a huge bunch of ripe figs, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

  • Ficus dammaropsis, sycones and apical shoot, Rondon Ridge 2000 m asl, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

    Ficus dammaropsis, sycones and apical shoot, Rondon Ridge 2000 m asl, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

  • Ficus dammaropsis, sycones and leaves, Rondon Ridge 2000 m asl, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

    Ficus dammaropsis, sycones and leaves, Rondon Ridge 2000 m asl, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

  • Pandanus dubius,  two hanging isyncarps, Nggatirana, Halisi, Solomon Islands

    Pandanus dubius, two hanging isyncarps, Nggatirana, Halisi, Solomon Islands

  • Pandanus dubius, hanging syncarp, Nggatirana, Halisi, Solomon Islands

    Pandanus dubius, hanging syncarp, Nggatirana, Halisi, Solomon Islands

  • Pandanus dubius, one drupe with basal brush bristles, Nggatirana, Halisi, Solomon Islands

    Pandanus dubius, one drupe with basal brush bristles, Nggatirana, Halisi, Solomon Islands

  • Pandanus dubius, numerous plantlets emerging from the brush base of a single drupe, Nggatirana, Halisi, Solomon Islands

    Pandanus dubius, numerous plantlets emerging from the brush base of a single drupe, Nggatirana, Halisi, Solomon Islands

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