Archive for 'Costaceae'

Costus arabicus

Plant stands tall and vital and some use it in their garden. Here it’s in the dark undergrowth of the forest not far from the river by SouthWild Pantanal. Aperture: ƒ/10 Camera: NIKON D4 Focal length: 210mm ISO: 800 Shutter speed: 1/320 s

Costus arabicus

This species I found in the dark undergrowth of the forest not far from the river by SouthWild Pantanal. Aperture: ƒ/22 Camera: NIKON D4 Focal length: 210mm ISO: 2000 Shutter speed: 1/60 s

Chamaecostus subsessilis

An incredibly fragile inflorescence. It’s a kind of ginger and is eatable. I found them in many dense groups on the jungle floor not far from where the landscape is rising towards the walls of the Huanchaca Plateau (also called Caparu Meseta (Meseta de Caparú)).