Archive for 'Capparaceae'

Capparis cartilaginea

This is an incredible plant species which can grow dangling from sheer cliffs, but this one was growing on the beach of Shuab in the west of Socotra and thus easily accessible for my and my camera to capture the stunning flower. Here an example of its “acrobatic” abilities – this one is hanging over […]

Capparis cartilaginea

This is an incredible plant species which can grow dangling from sheer cliffs, but this one was growing on the beach of Shuab in the west of Socotra and thus easily accessible for my and my camera to capture the stunning flower. I was grateful to find this one in bloom, as I found either […]

Capparis cartilaginea UV

Although this flower has no pattern, or other UV specific advertising, I think it looks equally amazing in UV as in visible! It’s one of the most beautiful of Socotra’s flowers.