All the plant photographies are performed by Patrick Blanc and their use must go with the photo caption and the mention "copyright Patrick Blanc"
  • Asplenium nidus, sori on the lower abaxial surface of the fronds, Singapore

    Asplenium nidus, sori on the lower abaxial surface of the fronds, Singapore

  • Asplenium antiquum, sori,, Taipeh, Taiwan

    Asplenium antiquum, sori,, Taipeh, Taiwan

  • Christensenia aesculifolia, sori detail, Brunei, Borneo

    Christensenia aesculifolia, sori detail, Brunei, Borneo

  • Patrick Blanc showing the mature sori of Christensenia aesculifolia, Gunung Mulu NP, Sarawak, Borneo, Sept. 2018

    Patrick Blanc showing the mature sori of Christensenia aesculifolia, Gunung Mulu NP, Sarawak, Borneo, Sept. 2018

  • Christensenia aesculifolia, lower surface of the frond with lines of cylindrical raised sori, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Christensenia aesculifolia, lower surface of the frond with lines of cylindrical raised sori, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Christensenia aesculifolia, raised brown sori and huge permanently open stomata, the biggest among vascular plants, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Christensenia aesculifolia, raised brown sori and huge permanently open stomata, the biggest among vascular plants, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Phymatosorus membranifolius, upper frond face with the deeply raised protuberances enclosing the sunken sori, Sekar Langit waterfall, Magelang, Java

    Phymatosorus membranifolius, upper frond face with the deeply raised protuberances enclosing the sunken sori, Sekar Langit waterfall, Magelang, Java

  • Phymatosorus membranifolius, lower frond surface with the sunken sori,  , Java

    Phymatosorus membranifolius, lower frond surface with the sunken sori, , Java

  • Platycerium stemaria, fertile fronds with dark brown sori, Campo, Cameroun

    Platycerium stemaria, fertile fronds with dark brown sori, Campo, Cameroun

  • Platycerium stemaria with dark brown sori, Campo, Cameroun

    Platycerium stemaria with dark brown sori, Campo, Cameroun

  • Platycerium bifurcatum, epiphytic basket on a beach tree, Cape tribulation, Queensland, Australia

    Platycerium bifurcatum, epiphytic basket on a beach tree, Cape tribulation, Queensland, Australia

  • Platycerium bifurcatum, basket and fertile fronds, Cape Tribulation, Queensland, Australia

    Platycerium bifurcatum, basket and fertile fronds, Cape Tribulation, Queensland, Australia

  • Platycerium coronarium, basket, photosynthetic and fertile fronds, Singapore

    Platycerium coronarium, basket, photosynthetic and fertile fronds, Singapore

  • Microsorum whiteheadii, sori on the abaxial undersurface of the frond, Payakumbuh, West Sumatra

    Microsorum whiteheadii, sori on the abaxial undersurface of the frond, Payakumbuh, West Sumatra

  • Microsorum whiteheadii, sori close up, Payakumbuh, West Sumatra

    Microsorum whiteheadii, sori close up, Payakumbuh, West Sumatra

  • Pyrrosia abbreviata, sori close up, Maninjau lake area, West Sumatra

    Pyrrosia abbreviata, sori close up, Maninjau lake area, West Sumatra

  • Pyrrosia assimilis, fertile fronds, Suzhou, China

    Pyrrosia assimilis, fertile fronds, Suzhou, China

  • Antrophyum cf. reticulatum, sori along the main veins, Bambapuang, Enrekang, South Sulawesi

    Antrophyum cf. reticulatum, sori along the main veins, Bambapuang, Enrekang, South Sulawesi

  • Trichomanes elegans, lower surface of the frond with sori, Arusi, Nuqui, Choco, Colombia

    Trichomanes elegans, lower surface of the frond with sori, Arusi, Nuqui, Choco, Colombia

  • Trichomanes elegans, lower surface of the frond with sori, close up, Arusi, Nuqui, Choco, Colombia

    Trichomanes elegans, lower surface of the frond with sori, close up, Arusi, Nuqui, Choco, Colombia

  • Cephalomanes singaporianum, fertile frond, sori with characteristic tubular involucre and very long exserted receptacle, Bukit Timah, Singapore

    Cephalomanes singaporianum, fertile frond, sori with characteristic tubular involucre and very long exserted receptacle, Bukit Timah, Singapore

  • Nephrolepis sp., frond and sori, Manu NP, Peru

    Nephrolepis sp., frond and sori, Manu NP, Peru

  • Athyrium otophorum sori, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Athyrium otophorum sori, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Psilotum nudum with sporangia on the wall in front of the Opera, Sydney

    Psilotum nudum with sporangia on the wall in front of the Opera, Sydney

  • Psilotum complanatum stems and sporangia on the Patrick Blanc Home Vertical Garden

    Psilotum complanatum stems and sporangia on the Patrick Blanc Home Vertical Garden

  • Psilotum complanatum, stem, scales and sporangia, Patrick Blanc home

    Psilotum complanatum, stem, scales and sporangia, Patrick Blanc home

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