All the plant photographies are performed by Patrick Blanc and their use must go with the photo caption and the mention "copyright Patrick Blanc"
  • Tacca artocarpifolia in forest understory, usually considered as conspecific with the widespread T. leontopetaloides from more open areas, Andasibe, Madagascar

    Tacca artocarpifolia in forest understory, usually considered as conspecific with the widespread T. leontopetaloides from more open areas, Andasibe, Madagascar

  • Macaranga carrii at forest edge, Mount Hagen, 2800 m asl, Papua New Guinea

    Macaranga carrii at forest edge, Mount Hagen, 2800 m asl, Papua New Guinea

  • Macaranga carrii, young rufous orange leaves and adult bullate leaves, Mount Hagen, 2800 m asl, Papua New Guinea

    Macaranga carrii, young rufous orange leaves and adult bullate leaves, Mount Hagen, 2800 m asl, Papua New Guinea

  • Macaranga carrii, leaves, Mount Hagen, 2800 m asl, Papua New Guinea

    Macaranga carrii, leaves, Mount Hagen, 2800 m asl, Papua New Guinea

  • Macaranga carrii, leafy erect stems, Mount Hagen, 2800 m asl, Papua New Guinea

    Macaranga carrii, leafy erect stems, Mount Hagen, 2800 m asl, Papua New Guinea

  • Macaranga carrii, strongly bullate leaves, Mount Hagen, 2800 m asl, Papua New Guinea

    Macaranga carrii, strongly bullate leaves, Mount Hagen, 2800 m asl, Papua New Guinea

  • Macaranga intonsa in open forest, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Tari, Papua New Guinea

    Macaranga intonsa in open forest, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Tari, Papua New Guinea

  • Macaranga intonsa, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Tari, Papua New Guinea

    Macaranga intonsa, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Tari, Papua New Guinea

  • Macaranga intonsa, leaves with very long acumens, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Tari, Papua New Guinea

    Macaranga intonsa, leaves with very long acumens, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Tari, Papua New Guinea

  • Macaranga intonsa, inflorescence, young rusty leaf, hairy petiole and very long acumen, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Tari, Papua New Guinea

    Macaranga intonsa, inflorescence, young rusty leaf, hairy petiole and very long acumen, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Tari, Papua New Guinea

  • Macaranga intonsa, young leaves in forest understory, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Tari, Papua New Guinea

    Macaranga intonsa, young leaves in forest understory, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Tari, Papua New Guinea

  • Macaranga intonsa, young densely hairy leaf, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Tari, Papua New Guinea

    Macaranga intonsa, young densely hairy leaf, Rondon Ridge, 2000 m asl, Tari, Papua New Guinea

  • Miconia robinsoniana, side by side a green leaved individual and a brown anthocyanic leaved individual, El Puntudo, Santa Cruz, Galapagos

    Miconia robinsoniana, side by side a green leaved individual and a brown anthocyanic leaved individual, El Puntudo, Santa Cruz, Galapagos

  • Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene as a low epiphyte mixed with a climbing Freycinetia, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene as a low epiphyte mixed with a climbing Freycinetia, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene, leaves mostly with three leaflets, outstanding long ligular axpansion of the leaf sheath, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene, leaves mostly with three leaflets, outstanding long ligular axpansion of the leaf sheath, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene, characteristic long free ligular leaf sheath, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene, characteristic long free ligular leaf sheath, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene, erect ligule with tightly folded margins forming an empty cavity characteristic of many myrmecophilous plants, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene, erect ligule with tightly folded margins forming an empty cavity characteristic of many myrmecophilous plants, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene, expanded ligular part of the sheathing leaf base, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene, expanded ligular part of the sheathing leaf base, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene, expanded purple edged ligular part of the sheathing leaf base, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene, expanded purple edged ligular part of the sheathing leaf base, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene, expanded ligular part of the leaf sheath, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene, expanded ligular part of the leaf sheath, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene, leaf removed from the stem, the empty cavity of the ligular sheath evoking a myrmecophilous cavity, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene, leaf removed from the stem, the empty cavity of the ligular sheath evoking a myrmecophilous cavity, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene, necrosis and shedding of the upper part of the hollowed ligule, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene, necrosis and shedding of the upper part of the hollowed ligule, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene, circular corky scar around the ligular basal cavity after shedding of the upper part of the ligule, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Heptapleurum (syn. Schefflera) avene, circular corky scar around the ligular basal cavity after shedding of the upper part of the ligule, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Sonerila tenuifolia on vertical earth bank, exhibiting bright blue iridescence under flash light, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Sonerila tenuifolia on vertical earth bank, exhibiting bright blue iridescence under flash light, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Sonerila tenuifolia exhibiting bright blue iridescence under flash light, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Sonerila tenuifolia exhibiting bright blue iridescence under flash light, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Sonerila tenuifolia, one leaf exhibiting bright blue iridescence under flash light, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Sonerila tenuifolia, one leaf exhibiting bright blue iridescence under flash light, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Sonerila beccariana, population on vertical rocky face exhibiting a slight blue iridescence without flash light, Mount Silam, Lahad Datu, Sabah, Borneo

    Sonerila beccariana, population on vertical rocky face exhibiting a slight blue iridescence without flash light, Mount Silam, Lahad Datu, Sabah, Borneo

  • Sonerila beccariana, slight blue iridescence without flash light, Mount Silam, Lahad Datu, Sabah, Borneo

    Sonerila beccariana, slight blue iridescence without flash light, Mount Silam, Lahad Datu, Sabah, Borneo

  • Sonerila beccariana on vertical rocky bank, bright blue iridescence under flash light, Mount Silam, Lahad Datu, Sabah, Borneo

    Sonerila beccariana on vertical rocky bank, bright blue iridescence under flash light, Mount Silam, Lahad Datu, Sabah, Borneo

  • Sonerila beccariana, bright blue iridescence under flash light, Mount Silam, Lahad Datu, Sabah, Borneo

    Sonerila beccariana, bright blue iridescence under flash light, Mount Silam, Lahad Datu, Sabah, Borneo

  • Sonerila beccariana, bright blue iridescenct leaves under flash light, Mount Silam, Lahad Datu, Sabah, Borneo

    Sonerila beccariana, bright blue iridescenct leaves under flash light, Mount Silam, Lahad Datu, Sabah, Borneo

  • Begonia rotundibracteata, most young individuals exhibit a blue iridescence, especially under flash light, Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo

    Begonia rotundibracteata, most young individuals exhibit a blue iridescence, especially under flash light, Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo

  • Patrick Blanc among the blue green iridescent fronds of Diplazium cordifolium, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo, July 2022

    Patrick Blanc among the blue green iridescent fronds of Diplazium cordifolium, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo, July 2022

  • Diplazium cordifolium, young blue iridescent frond, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Diplazium cordifolium, young blue iridescent frond, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Diplazium cordifolium, wavy frond, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Diplazium cordifolium, wavy frond, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Diplazium cordifolium, blue green iridescent fronds creating a strange cinetic visual perception in some way recalling Vasarely paintings, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Diplazium cordifolium, blue green iridescent fronds creating a strange cinetic visual perception in some way recalling Vasarely paintings, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Diplazium cordifolium, blue green iridescent fronds exhibibiting a cinetic effect, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Diplazium cordifolium, blue green iridescent fronds exhibibiting a cinetic effect, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Diplazium cordifolium, blue green iridescent fronds creating a cinetic visual perception in some way recalling Vasarely paintings, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Diplazium cordifolium, blue green iridescent fronds creating a cinetic visual perception in some way recalling Vasarely paintings, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Diplazium cordifolium, adult plain green pinnate frond, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Diplazium cordifolium, adult plain green pinnate frond, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

  • Diplazium cordifolium, sori along the main veins on the abaxial frond surface, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

    Diplazium cordifolium, sori along the main veins on the abaxial frond surface, Mt Kinabalu, 1600 m asl, Sabah, Borneo

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