Archive for 'Asclepiadoideae'

Pergularia tomentosa

Very distinct seed pods! In fact everything about this plant is unmistakable – there is no need for flowers, or even seedpods to identify it. Aperture: ƒ/14 Camera: NIKON D4 Focal length: 210mm ISO: 1600 Shutter speed: 1/500 s

Pergularia tomentosa

The hairs on the leaves cast a whitish hue, which together with the heart-shaped makes this plant unmistakable in any vegetative state. Aperture: ƒ/14 Camera: NIKON D4 Focal length: 210mm ISO: 1250 Shutter speed: 1/320 s

Pergularia tomentosa

I found this plant in many locations around sea level, but only on the beach of Shuab in the west of Socotra did I find one with perfect flowers. Most other plants were either past bloom or had run out of water and were drooping. Aperture: ƒ/22 Camera: NIKON D4 Focal length: 210mm ISO: 1600 […]

Pergularia tomentosa UV

Also this plant holds no secrets in the flowers in visible light that is revealed in UV light. Aperture: ƒ/5.6 Camera: NIKON D7100 Focal length: 105mm ISO: 800 Shutter speed: 1/100 s