Monthly Archives: July 2012

Solandra

Solandra maxima is commonly known as “Chalice Vine” due to the particular shape of its flowers. It belongs to the Solanaceae family, which makes it a relative of tomatoes, potatoes, eggplants, and bell peppers. It’s a large climbing vine that

Solandra

Solandra maxima is commonly known as “Chalice Vine” due to the particular shape of its flowers. It belongs to the Solanaceae family, which makes it a relative of tomatoes, potatoes, eggplants, and bell peppers. It’s a large climbing vine that

Epiphytes ~ Epífitas

Anacheilium radiatum is a medium-sized, fragrant orchid that either grows on trees (as an epiphyte) or on rocks (as a lithophyte). And here I must introduce some terminology, as I will inevitably be writing a lot about orchids. Some orchids

Epiphytes ~ Epífitas

Anacheilium radiatum is a medium-sized, fragrant orchid that either grows on trees (as an epiphyte) or on rocks (as a lithophyte). And here I must introduce some terminology, as I will inevitably be writing a lot about orchids. Some orchids

Oak ~ Encino o Roble

I choose to inaugurate my blog with the mighty oak. Oaks are magnificent trees, best known for their size and longevity, and for their fruits, acorns. Oaks in Guatemala are especially important as an integral part of the pine-oak forest

Oak ~ Encino o Roble

I choose to inaugurate my blog with the mighty oak. Oaks are magnificent trees, best known for their size and longevity, and for their fruits, acorns. Oaks in Guatemala are especially important as an integral part of the pine-oak forest