All the plant photographies are performed by Patrick Blanc and their use must go with the photo caption and the mention "copyright Patrick Blanc"
  • Nervilia sp., a purple leaved species, Phou Hin Poun NBCA, Khammouane, Laos

    Nervilia sp., a purple leaved species, Phou Hin Poun NBCA, Khammouane, Laos

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, the commonly cultivated form with silver pink stripes mostly along the primary veins, said to originate from Sulawesi and often wrongly named Piper crocatum, a shrubby species from Peru

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, the commonly cultivated form with silver pink stripes mostly along the primary veins, said to originate from Sulawesi and often wrongly named Piper crocatum, a shrubby species from Peru

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, young leaf of the commonly cultivated form, said to originate from Sulawesi, silver pink stripes mostly along the primary veins

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, young leaf of the commonly cultivated form, said to originate from Sulawesi, silver pink stripes mostly along the primary veins

  • Patrick Blanc behind a silver pink mottled form of the Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complexe, climbing on tree buttresses, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi, Aug. 2015

    Patrick Blanc behind a silver pink mottled form of the Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complexe, climbing on tree buttresses, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi, Aug. 2015

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, plain green leaved form on the left and pink mottled form on the right, maybe just a sexual dimorphism in this group of dioecious Piper species, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, plain green leaved form on the left and pink mottled form on the right, maybe just a sexual dimorphism in this group of dioecious Piper species, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a marbled and a plain green form creeping together on forest floor, maybe just a sexual dimorphism in this group of dioecious Piper species, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a marbled and a plain green form creeping together on forest floor, maybe just a sexual dimorphism in this group of dioecious Piper species, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a form with silver pink design mostly perpendicular to the main primary veins, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a form with silver pink design mostly perpendicular to the main primary veins, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, plain green shiny leaved form, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, plain green shiny leaved form, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a plain green and a slightly maculate forms climbing together on a tree trunk, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a plain green and a slightly maculate forms climbing together on a tree trunk, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a slightly pink silver mottled form creeping on forest floor during a dry spell, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a slightly pink silver mottled form creeping on forest floor during a dry spell, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

  • Piper fragile and  Piper ornatum complexe, this form is similar to the illustration describing Piper rubrovenosum in 1887 while P. ornatum was described in 1884 and P. fragile in 1843, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complexe, this form is similar to the illustration describing Piper rubrovenosum in 1887 while P. ornatum was described in 1884 and P. fragile in 1843, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, silver pink design mostly distributed along the secondary and tertiary veins, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, silver pink design mostly distributed along the secondary and tertiary veins, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a brightly silver pink striped form creeping on forest floor, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a brightly silver pink striped form creeping on forest floor, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, silver pink stripes and blotches mostly along secondary and tertiary veins, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, silver pink stripes and blotches mostly along secondary and tertiary veins, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

  • Patrick Blanc observing the bullate reniform leaves of a local form of the Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex climbing along a tree trunk, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands, Sept. 2019

    Patrick Blanc observing the bullate reniform leaves of a local form of the Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex climbing along a tree trunk, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands, Sept. 2019

  • Patrick Blanc looking at a plain green bullate leaved form of the Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complexe climbing on tree trunk of a small coral island, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands, Sept. 2019

    Patrick Blanc looking at a plain green bullate leaved form of the Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complexe climbing on tree trunk of a small coral island, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands, Sept. 2019

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, monopodial main stems climbing vertically along coconut stipes on a small coral island, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, monopodial main stems climbing vertically along coconut stipes on a small coral island, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, three seedlings with different light pink designs, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, three seedlings with different light pink designs, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, seedling with well marked silver pink design, these juvenile leaves not peltate, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, seedling with well marked silver pink design, these juvenile leaves not peltate, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a plain green and a slightly silver striped form creeping together on forest floor, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a plain green and a slightly silver striped form creeping together on forest floor, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, side by side a form with dark green leaves and bright pink designs and a form with light green leaves and faint pink designs, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, side by side a form with dark green leaves and bright pink designs and a form with light green leaves and faint pink designs, Kolombangara, Solomon Islands

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a form with faint silver pink design on leaf blades, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a form with faint silver pink design on leaf blades, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a form with faint silver lines on the blade, the peltate leaves being characteristic of the main monopodial stem, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a form with faint silver lines on the blade, the peltate leaves being characteristic of the main monopodial stem, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, monopodial stem creeping on coral island forest floor, a form with ovate acuminate leaves, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands 2

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, monopodial stem creeping on coral island forest floor, a form with ovate acuminate leaves, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands 2

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex and Piper insectifugum creeping on coral island coconut understorey forest floor, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex and Piper insectifugum creeping on coral island coconut understorey forest floor, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, monopodial creeping stem of a kidney leaf shape form, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, monopodial creeping stem of a kidney leaf shape form, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a form with shiny bright green kidney shaped leaves, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a form with shiny bright green kidney shaped leaves, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a form with shiny green bullate peltate reniform leaves, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, a form with shiny green bullate peltate reniform leaves, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, monopodial stem climbing at the base of a trunk, a form with plain green, shiny, bullate, kidney shaped leaves, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, monopodial stem climbing at the base of a trunk, a form with plain green, shiny, bullate, kidney shaped leaves, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, monopodial stems with characteristic peltate leaves climbing along a tree trunk, a form with very faint silver design, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, monopodial stems with characteristic peltate leaves climbing along a tree trunk, a form with very faint silver design, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, adult sympodial stems, leaves basifixed and no longer peltate, acrodromous venation, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, adult sympodial stems, leaves basifixed and no longer peltate, acrodromous venation, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, adult sympodial stems detached from the tree host trunk, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, adult sympodial stems detached from the tree host trunk, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, the adult green leaved form with sympodial lateral branches detached from the tree host trunk, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, the adult green leaved form with sympodial lateral branches detached from the tree host trunk, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

  • Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, the green leaved form climbing along tree trunks on a small coral island, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper fragile and Piper ornatum complex, the green leaved form climbing along tree trunks on a small coral island, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

  • Piper insectifugum creeping on coral island coconut forest floor, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper insectifugum creeping on coral island coconut forest floor, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

  • Piper insectifugum and a faintly silver marked form of the Piper fragile - Piper ornatum complex creeping on the forest floor of a small coral island, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper insectifugum and a faintly silver marked form of the Piper fragile - Piper ornatum complex creeping on the forest floor of a small coral island, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

  • Piper insectifugum, monopodial main stem climbing at the base of a coconut stipe and soon emitting lateral sympodial branches, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands.

    Piper insectifugum, monopodial main stem climbing at the base of a coconut stipe and soon emitting lateral sympodial branches, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands.

  • Piper insectifugum, monopodial stem climbing along a coconut stipe, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper insectifugum, monopodial stem climbing along a coconut stipe, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

  • Piper insectifugum, monopodial orthotropic stem climbing by means of adventitious roots and producing a lateral sympodial stem at each main stem leaf axil, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper insectifugum, monopodial orthotropic stem climbing by means of adventitious roots and producing a lateral sympodial stem at each main stem leaf axil, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

  • Piper insectifugum, detail of leaf venation on lateral sympodial branches, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

    Piper insectifugum, detail of leaf venation on lateral sympodial branches, Mbambanga, Solomon Islands

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