Archive for 'Cleomaceae'

Cleome brachycarpa UV

While bright yellow in visible light this flower is completely dark and non-reflective in UV light.Endemic.

Cleome brachycarpa

On the hills overlooking the Detwah lagoon on the west coast of Socotra I found many interesting flowers, and luckily some not destroyed by goats. In a few days this location would have been bone dry, and I found many signs of the coming dry season as many small plants were drooping from lack of […]

Cleome anomala

Altitude 3083 metres.

Cleome anomala

Altitude 3083 metres.