Tagged * Botany Photo of the Day™

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Primula denticulata

By Daniel Mosquin Tamara Bonnemaison is both photographer and writer for today’s entry. She scribes: Walking along a main pathway in UBC Botanical Garden’s David C. Lam Asian Garden, I was stopped in my tracks when I saw that the patch of bare ground that I had walked Read Full Article Here For more great…

Datura wrightii

By Daniel Mosquin BPotD Work-Learn student Tamara Bonnemaison writes: I have been ogling the photos that Sandy Steinman (aka Sandy Steinman@Flickr) has recently posted to the Botany Photo of the Day Flickr Pool. I was sure that one of my predecessors would have Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Botany Photo of the…

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Cortinarius ceskae

By Daniel Mosquin Tamara Bonnemaison is again the author of today’s entry. She writes: A newly discovered fungus species, Cortinarius ceskae is highlighted in today’s BPotD. The species is named in honour of its discoverers, local mycological experts Oluna and Adolf Ceska. Oluna and Adolf collected this species as part of Read Full Article Here…

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Zaluzianskya ovata

By Daniel Mosquin The lead writer on today’s entry is Eric La Fountaine, who also shared the photograph (and grows the plant). Tamara Bonnemaison made a few edits and adds a paragraph at the end. Eric, who is the collections technician here at UBC Botanical Garden, writes: This delightful little plant has been producing Read…

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David C. Lam Asian Garden

By Daniel Mosquin Only a few days after I gave a presentation to UBC’s Friends of the Garden where I included this image and explained that sun rays through fog were rare in the Garden, the phenomenon occurred again. Like the Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Botany Photo of the Day

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×Cystocarpium roskamianum

By Daniel Mosquin We are very grateful to have a guest entry from Dr. Carl Rothfels, a postdoctoral fern researcher at the University of British Columbia (and soon assistant professor at Berkeley). Dr. Rothfels and a team of researchers recently published the following: Rothfels, CJ et al.. 2015. For more great articles: Botany Photo of…

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Elaeocarpus angustifolius

By Daniel Mosquin Tamara Bonnemaison writes: Clearly I love seeds and fruits; I could not resist writing about the unusual blue fruit of Eleocarpus angustifolius when Susan Collins (aka jungle mama@Flickr) posted this stunning photo of the fallen fruit on a bed of leaves. I am also featuring Read Full Article Here For more great…

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Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum

By Daniel Mosquin Tamara Bonnemaison, BPotD Work-Learn student is the author of today’s entry. She writes: Thank you to the late James Gaither (aka JG in SF@Flickr) for this gorgeous photo of Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum. It is spring, it is spring! How do I know? Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Botany…

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Magnolia ‘Vulcan’

By Daniel Mosquin First, a note to local readers before today’s brief entry: UBC Botanical Garden has launched its Workshops, Lectures and Tours schedule, and it starts with a free noon lecture this Friday by Ernesto Sandoval of the UC Davis Botanical Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Botany Photo of the Day

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Ceanothus thyrsiflorus

By Daniel Mosquin Tamara Bonnemaison, BPotD Work-Learn student, writes: Thank you Dale Hameister@Flickr for this great photo of Ceanothus thrysiflorus taken in the Carmel Highlands of California, within its native range. Ceanothus thyrsiflorus, or California lilac, is an evergreen shrub that is endemic to coastal California Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Botany…

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