All the plant photographies are performed by Patrick Blanc and their use must go with the photo caption and the mention "copyright Patrick Blanc"
  • Argostemma diversifolium, flowering population of two leaved individuals on vertical limestone shaded rock, Tham Thong Lang, Phang Nga, Thailand

    Argostemma diversifolium, flowering population of two leaved individuals on vertical limestone shaded rock, Tham Thong Lang, Phang Nga, Thailand

  • Argostemma diversifolium, flowering two leaved individuals with characteristic blue anther cone, Tham Thong Lang, Phang Nga, Thailand

    Argostemma diversifolium, flowering two leaved individuals with characteristic blue anther cone, Tham Thong Lang, Phang Nga, Thailand

  • Argostemma diversifolium, flowering two leaved individuals on vertical limestone shaded rock, Tham Thong Lang, Phang Nga, Thailand

    Argostemma diversifolium, flowering two leaved individuals on vertical limestone shaded rock, Tham Thong Lang, Phang Nga, Thailand

  • Argostemma diversifolium, annual stems issued from a basal tuber fixed in limestone cracks, the fleshy stem producing two long internodes, a pair of leaves and a terminal inflorescence, Tham Thong Lang, Phang Nga, Thailand

    Argostemma diversifolium, annual stems issued from a basal tuber fixed in limestone cracks, the fleshy stem producing two long internodes, a pair of leaves and a terminal inflorescence, Tham Thong Lang, Phang Nga, Thailand

  • Argostemma diversifolium, population of two leaved individuals on vertical limestone shaded rock, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

    Argostemma diversifolium, population of two leaved individuals on vertical limestone shaded rock, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

  • Argostemma diversifolium, population of two leaved individuals on vertical limestone shaded rock, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

    Argostemma diversifolium, population of two leaved individuals on vertical limestone shaded rock, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

  • Argostemma diversifolium, unusual flower with four lobed corolla, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

    Argostemma diversifolium, unusual flower with four lobed corolla, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

  • Argostemma diversifolium, inflorescence with an unusual four lobed corolla flower, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

    Argostemma diversifolium, inflorescence with an unusual four lobed corolla flower, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

  • Argostemma diversifolium, inflorescence, each flower with characteristic blue anthers, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

    Argostemma diversifolium, inflorescence, each flower with characteristic blue anthers, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

  • Argostemma diversifolium with characteristic blue anthers, Si Phangnga NP, Thailand

    Argostemma diversifolium with characteristic blue anthers, Si Phangnga NP, Thailand

  • Argostemma diversifolium, flowers with characteristic blue anthers, Si Phangnga NP, Thailand

    Argostemma diversifolium, flowers with characteristic blue anthers, Si Phangnga NP, Thailand

  • Argostemma rotundicalyx flowering population and Begonia pteridiformis on vertical mossy limestone rock, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

    Argostemma rotundicalyx flowering population and Begonia pteridiformis on vertical mossy limestone rock, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

  • Argostemma rotundicalyx flowering individuals and Begonia pteridiformis on vertical mossy limestone rock, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

    Argostemma rotundicalyx flowering individuals and Begonia pteridiformis on vertical mossy limestone rock, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

  • Argostemma rotundicalyx, pseudo verticillate leaves at the top of a fleshy long internode issued from a tuber fixed in limestone rock cracks, unusual four lobed corolla, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

    Argostemma rotundicalyx, pseudo verticillate leaves at the top of a fleshy long internode issued from a tuber fixed in limestone rock cracks, unusual four lobed corolla, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

  • Argostemma rotundicalyx, anthers with long sterile apical appendages, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

    Argostemma rotundicalyx, anthers with long sterile apical appendages, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

  • Argostemma rotundicalyx, two star shaped corollas, anthers with long sterile apical appendages, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

    Argostemma rotundicalyx, two star shaped corollas, anthers with long sterile apical appendages, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

  • Argostemma rotundicalyx, erect maturing capsule with short calyx lobes and Begonia pteridiformis in full bloom on a shaded limetone rock, both species surviving the dry season reduced to small tubers in rock fissures, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

    Argostemma rotundicalyx, erect maturing capsule with short calyx lobes and Begonia pteridiformis in full bloom on a shaded limetone rock, both species surviving the dry season reduced to small tubers in rock fissures, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

  • Argostemma rotundicalyx, population of young individuals with silver nerves on a shaded mossy seeping limestone rock, Tham Thong Lang, Phang Nga, Thailand

    Argostemma rotundicalyx, population of young individuals with silver nerves on a shaded mossy seeping limestone rock, Tham Thong Lang, Phang Nga, Thailand

  • Argostemma rotundicalyx, vegetative individuals with silver nerves, Tham Thong Lang, Phang Nga, Thailand

    Argostemma rotundicalyx, vegetative individuals with silver nerves, Tham Thong Lang, Phang Nga, Thailand

  • Argostemma parvum and Begonia prolifera dense populations on mossy rock, Chanthaburi, Thailand

    Argostemma parvum and Begonia prolifera dense populations on mossy rock, Chanthaburi, Thailand

  • Argostemma parvum, dense population on mossy rock, Chanthaburi, Thailand

    Argostemma parvum, dense population on mossy rock, Chanthaburi, Thailand

  • Argostemma parvum, population with erect maturing fleshy capsular fruits on mossy rock, Chanthaburi, Thailand

    Argostemma parvum, population with erect maturing fleshy capsular fruits on mossy rock, Chanthaburi, Thailand

  • Argostemma parvum and Argostemma neurocalyx on mossy rock, Chanthaburi, Thailand

    Argostemma parvum and Argostemma neurocalyx on mossy rock, Chanthaburi, Thailand

  • Argostemma parvum, numerous stems issued from a single tuberous base appressed to the mossy rock surface, Chanthaburi, Thailand

    Argostemma parvum, numerous stems issued from a single tuberous base appressed to the mossy rock surface, Chanthaburi, Thailand

  • Argostemma parvum, tuberous base appressed to the mossy rock surface producing numerous seasonal stems during the monsoon season, Chanthaburi, Thailand

    Argostemma parvum, tuberous base appressed to the mossy rock surface producing numerous seasonal stems during the monsoon season, Chanthaburi, Thailand

  • Argostemma parvum flowering on mossy rock, Chanthaburi, Thailand

    Argostemma parvum flowering on mossy rock, Chanthaburi, Thailand

  • Argostemma parvum, erect maturing fleshy capsular fruits, Chanthaburi, Thailand

    Argostemma parvum, erect maturing fleshy capsular fruits, Chanthaburi, Thailand

  • Quai Branly Museum in Paris, translucent façade with photo by Patrick Blanc of Argostemma unifolium from Malaysia

    Quai Branly Museum in Paris, translucent façade with photo by Patrick Blanc of Argostemma unifolium from Malaysia

  • Argostemma unifolium, each individual reduced to one big leaf and a small opposite one, the fleshy stem arising from a tiny tuber fixed to the rock, Penang Hill, Malaysia

    Argostemma unifolium, each individual reduced to one big leaf and a small opposite one, the fleshy stem arising from a tiny tuber fixed to the rock, Penang Hill, Malaysia

  • Argostemma siamense, each individual reduced to one big leaf and a small opposite one, the fleshy stem arising from a tiny tuber fixed to the rock, Khao Chamao NP, Rayong, Thailand

    Argostemma siamense, each individual reduced to one big leaf and a small opposite one, the fleshy stem arising from a tiny tuber fixed to the rock, Khao Chamao NP, Rayong, Thailand

  • Patrick Blanc observing a flowering population of Argostemma neurosepalum mixed with Begonia integrifolia on vertical limestone rock, Phang Nga, Thailand, June 2019

    Patrick Blanc observing a flowering population of Argostemma neurosepalum mixed with Begonia integrifolia on vertical limestone rock, Phang Nga, Thailand, June 2019

  • Argostemma neurosepalum, population on vertical limestone rock, Phang Nga, Thailand

    Argostemma neurosepalum, population on vertical limestone rock, Phang Nga, Thailand

  • Argostemma neurosepalum, flowering population on vertical limestone rock, Phang Nga, Thailand

    Argostemma neurosepalum, flowering population on vertical limestone rock, Phang Nga, Thailand

  • Argostemma neurosepalum, flowering individual with pseudo-verticillate leaves, Phang Nga, Thailand

    Argostemma neurosepalum, flowering individual with pseudo-verticillate leaves, Phang Nga, Thailand

  • Argostemma neurosepalum, pubescent flower peduncles, four-merous bell shaped corolla and free stamens, Phang Nga, Thailand

    Argostemma neurosepalum, pubescent flower peduncles, four-merous bell shaped corolla and free stamens, Phang Nga, Thailand

  • Argostemma neurosepalum, pubescent flower peduncles, green tipped calyx lobes, four-merous bell shaped corolla and free stamens, Phang Nga, Thailand

    Argostemma neurosepalum, pubescent flower peduncles, green tipped calyx lobes, four-merous bell shaped corolla and free stamens, Phang Nga, Thailand

  • Argostemma neurosepalum ,  persistant green calyx creating an upwards orientated cup allowing rain splash dispersal of the tiny seeds through capsular slits, Krabi, Thailand

    Argostemma neurosepalum , persistant green calyx creating an upwards orientated cup allowing rain splash dispersal of the tiny seeds through capsular slits, Krabi, Thailand

  • Argostemma neurocalyx, Khao Phra Thaeo NP, Phuket, Thailand

    Argostemma neurocalyx, Khao Phra Thaeo NP, Phuket, Thailand

  • Argostemma neurocalyx, star shaped calyx and bell shaped corolla, one flower with unusual five lobed calyx, Kapoe, Thailand

    Argostemma neurocalyx, star shaped calyx and bell shaped corolla, one flower with unusual five lobed calyx, Kapoe, Thailand

  • Argostemma neurocalyx, population of silver striped leaves of slightly anisophyllous individuals, Khao Lampi, Hat Thai Mueang NP, Phang Nga,Thailand

    Argostemma neurocalyx, population of silver striped leaves of slightly anisophyllous individuals, Khao Lampi, Hat Thai Mueang NP, Phang Nga,Thailand

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