All the plant photographies are performed by Patrick Blanc and their use must go with the photo caption and the mention "copyright Patrick Blanc"
  • Benstonea humilis, infructescence, Phou Hin Poun NBCA, Khammouane, Laos

    Benstonea humilis, infructescence, Phou Hin Poun NBCA, Khammouane, Laos

  • Benstonea humilis, drupes, Phou Hin Poun NBCA, Khammouane, Laos

    Benstonea humilis, drupes, Phou Hin Poun NBCA, Khammouane, Laos

  • Benstonea sp., probably a new species related to Benstonea epiphytica, syncarp, each individual drupe topped by dark purple curved stigma, Gunung Mulu NP, Sarawak, Borneo

    Benstonea sp., probably a new species related to Benstonea epiphytica, syncarp, each individual drupe topped by dark purple curved stigma, Gunung Mulu NP, Sarawak, Borneo

  • Benstonea sp., probably a new species related to Benstonea epiphytica, syncarp, individual drupes with dark purple curved stigma, Gunung Mulu NP, Sarawak, Borneo

    Benstonea sp., probably a new species related to Benstonea epiphytica, syncarp, individual drupes with dark purple curved stigma, Gunung Mulu NP, Sarawak, Borneo

  • Benstonea lauterbachii, infructescences and seeds, Karawari river, Sepik, Papua New Guinea

    Benstonea lauterbachii, infructescences and seeds, Karawari river, Sepik, Papua New Guinea

  • Freycinetia polystachya infructescence, Mahawu forest, North Sulawesi

    Freycinetia polystachya infructescence, Mahawu forest, North Sulawesi

  • Patrick Blanc showing the thick infructescence of an Acorus of the Acorus gramineus alliance, Bidoup Nui Ba NP, Vietnam, Nov. 2019

    Patrick Blanc showing the thick infructescence of an Acorus of the Acorus gramineus alliance, Bidoup Nui Ba NP, Vietnam, Nov. 2019

  • Monstera siltepecana, infructescences, Finca el Pilar, Antigua, Guatemala

    Monstera siltepecana, infructescences, Finca el Pilar, Antigua, Guatemala

  • Monstera siltepecana, infructescence, Finca el Pilar, Antigua, Guatemala

    Monstera siltepecana, infructescence, Finca el Pilar, Antigua, Guatemala

  • Monstera siltepecana, part of infructescence, Finca el Pilar, Antigua, Guatemala

    Monstera siltepecana, part of infructescence, Finca el Pilar, Antigua, Guatemala

  • Cercestis camerunensis, numerous inflorescences and infructescences at the top of the leafy stem in a recently deforested area, Campo, Cameroon

    Cercestis camerunensis, numerous inflorescences and infructescences at the top of the leafy stem in a recently deforested area, Campo, Cameroon

  • Cercestis sp. nov., infructescence with dried upper male part of the spadix

    Cercestis sp. nov., infructescence with dried upper male part of the spadix

  • Philodendron giganteum  -  Guadeloupe

    Philodendron giganteum - Guadeloupe

  • Cladostemon kirkii, hanging fruits on a defoliate tree, Liwonde NP, Malawi

    Cladostemon kirkii, hanging fruits on a defoliate tree, Liwonde NP, Malawi

  • Cladostemon kirkii, hanging fruits, Liwonde NP, Malawi

    Cladostemon kirkii, hanging fruits, Liwonde NP, Malawi

  • Cladostemon kirkii, open fruit, Liwonde NP, Malawi

    Cladostemon kirkii, open fruit, Liwonde NP, Malawi

  • Codonopsis ussuriensis, developping star fruit and accrescent pink sepals, Hakone, Japan

    Codonopsis ussuriensis, developping star fruit and accrescent pink sepals, Hakone, Japan

  • Cyrtandra peltata, developping berry fruit close up, Anai Valley,West Sumatra

    Cyrtandra peltata, developping berry fruit close up, Anai Valley,West Sumatra

  • Cyrtandra sp., maturing amber coloured baccate fruits, Tenaru Falls, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

    Cyrtandra sp., maturing amber coloured baccate fruits, Tenaru Falls, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

  • Hanguana cf. corneri infructescence, Penrissen Range, Padawan, Sarawak, Borneo

    Hanguana cf. corneri infructescence, Penrissen Range, Padawan, Sarawak, Borneo

  • Hanguana cf. corneri fruits, Penrissen Range, Padawan, Sarawak, Borneo

    Hanguana cf. corneri fruits, Penrissen Range, Padawan, Sarawak, Borneo

  • Dorstenia multiradiata, flat open receptacle expulsing up to few meters the mature akenes, Campo, Cameroun

    Dorstenia multiradiata, flat open receptacle expulsing up to few meters the mature akenes, Campo, Cameroun

  • Dorstenia choconiana, mature infructescence, a coenanthium like an open Ficus sycone, Aguateca, Petexbatun, Peten, Guatemala

    Dorstenia choconiana, mature infructescence, a coenanthium like an open Ficus sycone, Aguateca, Petexbatun, Peten, Guatemala

  • Ariopsis protanthera, apically open fruit with rain splash dispersal of the seeds, Hinboun, Laos

    Ariopsis protanthera, apically open fruit with rain splash dispersal of the seeds, Hinboun, Laos

  • Ariopsis protanthera, each dehiscent fleshy capsular fruit issued from one female flower, Hinboun, Laos

    Ariopsis protanthera, each dehiscent fleshy capsular fruit issued from one female flower, Hinboun, Laos

  • Thottea tomentosa inflorescences just above forest floor, Ranong, Thailand

    Thottea tomentosa inflorescences just above forest floor, Ranong, Thailand

  • Tacca plantaginea, flower like open capsules after releasing the seeds, quite similar to Thottea flowers, Sai Yok, NP, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

    Tacca plantaginea, flower like open capsules after releasing the seeds, quite similar to Thottea flowers, Sai Yok, NP, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

  • Tacca plantaginea, upwards open capsular fruits empty after releasing the seeds through rain splash dispersal, Sai Yok NP, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

    Tacca plantaginea, upwards open capsular fruits empty after releasing the seeds through rain splash dispersal, Sai Yok NP, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

  • Tacca plantaginea, close up of the brown ribbed seeds inside the open capsule, Sai Yok NP, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

    Tacca plantaginea, close up of the brown ribbed seeds inside the open capsule, Sai Yok NP, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

  • Mapania macrophylla, small black shiny achenes mostly dispersed just around the mother plant, Chutes Voltaire, French Guyana

    Mapania macrophylla, small black shiny achenes mostly dispersed just around the mother plant, Chutes Voltaire, French Guyana

  • Impatiens platypetala subsp. aurantiaca, mature black seeds visible through the fleshy capsular fruit, Bambapuang, Enrekang, South Sulawesi

    Impatiens platypetala subsp. aurantiaca, mature black seeds visible through the fleshy capsular fruit, Bambapuang, Enrekang, South Sulawesi

  • Impatiens platypetala subsp. aurantiaca, black seeds visible due to translucent green fleshy capsule, Bambapuang, Enrekang, South Sulawesi

    Impatiens platypetala subsp. aurantiaca, black seeds visible due to translucent green fleshy capsule, Bambapuang, Enrekang, South Sulawesi

  • Argyreia siamensis, berries, Sukkhothai,Thailand

    Argyreia siamensis, berries, Sukkhothai,Thailand

  • Argyreia siamensis, baccate fruit, Sukkhothai, Thailand

    Argyreia siamensis, baccate fruit, Sukkhothai, Thailand

  • Aniseia martinicensis, open capsules, Venezuela

    Aniseia martinicensis, open capsules, Venezuela

  • Hewittia sublobata, dry sepals surrounding the capsular fruit, Trivandrum, India

    Hewittia sublobata, dry sepals surrounding the capsular fruit, Trivandrum, India

  • Operculina turpethum, young  fruits protected by sepals, Morondava, Madagascar

    Operculina turpethum, young fruits protected by sepals, Morondava, Madagascar

  • Operculina turpethum, capsules ouvertes

    Operculina turpethum, capsules ouvertes

  • Operculina hamiltonii, capsular fruit, Sinnamary, French Guyana

    Operculina hamiltonii, capsular fruit, Sinnamary, French Guyana

  • Ipomoea setifera, plicate calyx, French Guyana

    Ipomoea setifera, plicate calyx, French Guyana

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