Monthly Archives: April 2013

Pachira aquatica

Pachira aquatica is the scientific name of the Zapotón, a beautiful native tree that grows in the Guatemalan lowlands and thrives around swamps, as its name implies. It is related to our national tree, Ceiba pentandra; Pachira was once classified

Pachira aquatica

Pachira aquatica is the scientific name of the Zapotón, a beautiful native tree that grows in the Guatemalan lowlands and thrives around swamps, as its name implies. It is related to our national tree, Ceiba pentandra; Pachira was once classified

Catasetum integerrimum

Catasetum integerrimum is an extraordinary orchid in many respects. Unlike the flowers of most plants, which bear both pistils and stamens, the flowers of Catasetum are either male or female: they produce either pollen or ovules, but never both. Furthermore,

Catasetum integerrimum

Catasetum integerrimum is an extraordinary orchid in many respects. Unlike the flowers of most plants, which bear both pistils and stamens, the flowers of Catasetum are either male or female: they produce either pollen or ovules, but never both. Furthermore,