All the plant photographies are performed by Patrick Blanc and their use must go with the photo caption and the mention "copyright Patrick Blanc"
  • Costus afer, decumbent apically flowering leafy stem at forest edge, Amani, East Usambara, Tanzania

    Costus afer, decumbent apically flowering leafy stem at forest edge, Amani, East Usambara, Tanzania

  • Costus afer, apically flowering stem, Amani, East Usambara, Tanzania

    Costus afer, apically flowering stem, Amani, East Usambara, Tanzania

  • Costus afer, a form with pink labellum, Amani, East Usambara, Tanzania

    Costus afer, a form with pink labellum, Amani, East Usambara, Tanzania

  • Costus afer, lateral view of the flower showing the three fleshy white petals and the pink labellum with central yellow stripes, Amani, East Usambara, Tanzania

    Costus afer, lateral view of the flower showing the three fleshy white petals and the pink labellum with central yellow stripes, Amani, East Usambara, Tanzania

  • Costus afer, a form with white labellum, Amani, East Usambara, Tanzania

    Costus afer, a form with white labellum, Amani, East Usambara, Tanzania

  • Chamaecostus curcumoides, Nouragues CNRS Field Station, French Guyana

    Chamaecostus curcumoides, Nouragues CNRS Field Station, French Guyana

  • Camptandra parvula on mossy vertical rock habitat, Kubah NP, Sarawak, Borneo

    Camptandra parvula on mossy vertical rock habitat, Kubah NP, Sarawak, Borneo

  • Camptandra parvula, leafy and flowering stem growing horizontally, perpendicular to the vertical rock support, Kubah NP, Sarawak, Borneo.

    Camptandra parvula, leafy and flowering stem growing horizontally, perpendicular to the vertical rock support, Kubah NP, Sarawak, Borneo.

  • Camptandra parvula on mossy vertical rock, Kubah NP, Sarawak, Borneo.

    Camptandra parvula on mossy vertical rock, Kubah NP, Sarawak, Borneo.

  • Camptandra parvula, leaves and flower, Kubah NP, Sarawak, Borneo.

    Camptandra parvula, leaves and flower, Kubah NP, Sarawak, Borneo.

  • Camptandra parvula, large persistent boat shaped involucral bract and flower, Kubah NP, Sarawak, Borneo.

    Camptandra parvula, large persistent boat shaped involucral bract and flower, Kubah NP, Sarawak, Borneo.

  • Camptandra parvula flower, front view, Kubah NP, Sarawak, Borneo.

    Camptandra parvula flower, front view, Kubah NP, Sarawak, Borneo.

  • Camptandra parvula on vertical mossy cliff habitat, Harau valley, West Sumatra

    Camptandra parvula on vertical mossy cliff habitat, Harau valley, West Sumatra

  • Camptandra parvula, flowering stem, Harau valley, West Sumatra.

    Camptandra parvula, flowering stem, Harau valley, West Sumatra.

  • Camptandra parvula, flower emerging from the involucral bract, Harau valley, West Sumatra.

    Camptandra parvula, flower emerging from the involucral bract, Harau valley, West Sumatra.

  • Camptandra parvula, flower at anthesis, Harau valley, West Sumatra.

    Camptandra parvula, flower at anthesis, Harau valley, West Sumatra.

  • Camptandra ovata, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

    Camptandra ovata, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

  • Camptandra ovata, flower emerging from the involucral bract, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

    Camptandra ovata, flower emerging from the involucral bract, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

  • Camptandra ovata flowering on vertical earth bank, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

    Camptandra ovata flowering on vertical earth bank, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

  • Camptandra ovata, flower at anthesis, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

    Camptandra ovata, flower at anthesis, Fraser's Hill, Malaysia

  • Camonea pilosa creeping among dead leaves in open forest, Johore, Malaysia

    Camonea pilosa creeping among dead leaves in open forest, Johore, Malaysia

  • Camonea pilosa (syn. Merremia umbellata subsp. orientalis) Johore, Malaysia

    Camonea pilosa (syn. Merremia umbellata subsp. orientalis) Johore, Malaysia

  • Oldenlandiopsis callitrichoides, maybe the smallest Rubiaceae species, Valle de Vinales, Cuba

    Oldenlandiopsis callitrichoides, maybe the smallest Rubiaceae species, Valle de Vinales, Cuba

  • Duparquetia orchidacea inflorescence, Campo, Cameroon

    Duparquetia orchidacea inflorescence, Campo, Cameroon

  • Duparquetia orchidacea flowers, Campo, Cameroon

    Duparquetia orchidacea flowers, Campo, Cameroon

  • Mediocalcar versteegii, an epiphytic orchid very similar in colour and shape of the flowers to some Ericaceae, especially epiphytic Vaccinium species growing in the same area, Mount Hagen, 2800 m asl, Papua New Guinea

    Mediocalcar versteegii, an epiphytic orchid very similar in colour and shape of the flowers to some Ericaceae, especially epiphytic Vaccinium species growing in the same area, Mount Hagen, 2800 m asl, Papua New Guinea

  • Vaccinium sp., an epiphytic species similar to the Mediocalcar orchids growing also at same altitudes in New Guinea, Baliem, West Papua

    Vaccinium sp., an epiphytic species similar to the Mediocalcar orchids growing also at same altitudes in New Guinea, Baliem, West Papua

  • Meriania hernandi on an exposed slope, Sarayacu, Napo, Ecuador

    Meriania hernandi on an exposed slope, Sarayacu, Napo, Ecuador

  • Meriania hernandi, flowering branches, Sarayacu, Napo, Ecuador

    Meriania hernandi, flowering branches, Sarayacu, Napo, Ecuador

  • Meriania hernandi, leaves and terminal inflorescences, Sarayacu, Napo, Ecuador

    Meriania hernandi, leaves and terminal inflorescences, Sarayacu, Napo, Ecuador

  • Meriania hernandi, terminal; much branched inflorescences, Sarayacu, Napo, Ecuador

    Meriania hernandi, terminal; much branched inflorescences, Sarayacu, Napo, Ecuador

  • Meriania hernandi, inflorescence, Sarayacu, Napo, Ecuador

    Meriania hernandi, inflorescence, Sarayacu, Napo, Ecuador

  • Meriania hernandi, flower buds and flowers at anthesis, Sarayacu, Napo, Ecuador

    Meriania hernandi, flower buds and flowers at anthesis, Sarayacu, Napo, Ecuador

  • Meriania hernandi, flowers at anthesis, Sarayacu, Napo, Ecuador

    Meriania hernandi, flowers at anthesis, Sarayacu, Napo, Ecuador

  • Meriania hernandi, flowers with isomorphic stamens, cupular hypanthium and persistant style, Sarayacu, Napo, Ecuador

    Meriania hernandi, flowers with isomorphic stamens, cupular hypanthium and persistant style, Sarayacu, Napo, Ecuador

  • Meriania hernandi, flower with isomorphic stamens, Sarayacu, Napo, Ecuador

    Meriania hernandi, flower with isomorphic stamens, Sarayacu, Napo, Ecuador

  • Spigelia pedunculata in forest understory, El Pahuma FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Spigelia pedunculata in forest understory, El Pahuma FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Spigelia pedunculata inflorescence, El Pahuma FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Spigelia pedunculata inflorescence, El Pahuma FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Spigelia pedunculata, flowers, El Pahuma FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Spigelia pedunculata, flowers, El Pahuma FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

  • Spigelia pedunculata, flower at anthesis and flower bud, El Pahuma FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

    Spigelia pedunculata, flower at anthesis and flower bud, El Pahuma FR, Pichincha, Ecuador

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