• Aperture: ƒ/16
  • Camera: NIKON D3S
  • Taken: 15 November, 2013 16:30
  • Focal length: 210mm
  • ISO: 1000
  • Shutter speed: 1/500 s

The soil on this part of Pantanal (between Corumbá and Miranda) is in many places fine sand – just like a desert or a beach.

Pantanal plant 27

I was unable to find a plant with fresh flowers. Apparently this species was at the very end of its flowering season. I found it on the very fringes of the thickets surrounding the forested islands, as wells as alongside the many dirt roads of Pousada Xaraés.

The flowers resembles , but when you look at the leaves they are quite different – hairy versus leathery leaves, for one.

Please help me identify it – leave a comment!