Archive for 'Clusiaceae'

Chapada dos Guimaraes plant 17 (Kielmeyera sp)

The protected areas of Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park is a treasure trove of plant species, and I was like a kid in a candy store! Please help me identify it – leave a comment 🙂

Chapada dos Guimaraes plant 17 (Kielmeyera sp)

The protected areas of Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park is a treasure trove of plant species, and I was like a kid in a candy store! Please help me identify it – leave a comment 🙂

Mahurea exstipulata subsp. extipulata

After crossing Kukenan river on the way to Roraima, I noticed a bush growing among the boulders by the river. Only a few flowes had opened, and they were poorly placed (high) for a photographer. I never cut or remove anything I photograph, as I want to photograph nature as it is. I had to […]

Kielmeyera sp

This bush was growing in the proximity of the Kaimoran lodge. Please help me classify it – leave a comment 🙂

Clusia schomburgkiana

It’s just 06:06 in the morning! After a very wet yesterday I was happy to see blue sky and a rising sun. A Clusia tree right outside my room was in bloom and was still full of water droplets from last night’s rain. The flower has thick leathery petals that are white on the outside.