Archive for 'Campanulaceae'

Lysipomia pumila

The Condoriri park was a treasure trove of plant species, and I wish I had several days here, as my few hours was far from enough to explore all the incredible miniature plants growing here. The two strangely doubled, greyish leaves on the left side are from Lachemilla diplophylla (Rosaceae). Altitude: 4550 metres.

Lobelia oligophylla

Grows alongside the springs, streams, rivers and some lagoons. Altitude: 4131 metres.

Siphocampylus lucidus

Endemic to Ecuador and endangered due to habitat loss. Altitude 3374 metres. Aperture: ƒ/20 Camera: NIKON D700 ISO: 800

Siphocampylus lucidus

Endemic to Ecuador and threatened due to habitat loss. Altitude 3374 metres. Aperture: ƒ/16 Camera: NIKON D700 ISO: 500