Archive for 'Commelinaceae'

Commelina forskalaei

My first thought when I saw it was that how did it come all the way here from South America. In Pantanal I found lots of Commelina erecta, but this is a regional species, and I found this one on the steep cliffs on the way to the Shuab beach of west Socotra. These slopes […]

Commelina erecta

The soil on this part of Pantanal (between Corumbá and Miranda) is in many places fine sand – just like a desert or a beach. Just after a couple of hundred metres on the private road leading to Pousada Xaraés you’ll encounter the deep sand – only passable by large trucks and 4x4s. It was […]

Commelina erecta

The soil on this part of Pantanal (between Corumbá and Miranda) is in many places fine sand – just like a desert or a beach. Just after a couple of hundred metres on the private road leading to Pousada Xaraés you’ll encounter the deep sand – only passable by large trucks and 4x4s. It was […]