Archive for 'Eriocaulaceae'

Eriocaulon majusculum

The very last couple of kilometres of road to the plateau of Itatiaia National Park is blocked by the park entrance, and even though you can drive to the camping site by the small dam, it’s not worth it! You’ll miss all the magnificent flora and fauna along the dirt road. In the rainy season […]

Paepalanthus

The very last couple of kilometres of road to the plateau of Itatiaia National Park is blocked by the park entrance, and even though you can drive to the camping site by the small dam, it’s not worth it! You’ll miss all the magnificent flora and fauna along the dirt road. In the rainy season […]

Paepalanthus sp

The very last couple of kilometres of raod to the plateau of Itatiaia National Park is blocked by the park entrance, and even though you can drive to the camping site by the small dam, it’s not worth it! You’ll miss all the magnificent flora and fauna along the dirt road. In the rainy season […]

Eriocaulaceae

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Eriocaulon sp

These flowers seems to hover in the air from afar. Only a closer look reveals the thinnest of stems holding these soft and furry “buttons”. This specimen grew by a brook. If you know the species, please leave a comment 🙂