Category: Images

Pictures, drawings, paintings

Images September 19, 2018

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Galoshes?


 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Images September 17, 2018

Chris Sanchez:
The shot was taken last August 2018, in Masungi Georeserve in Rizal, Philippines. I took the shot around 5:30 in the morning. I was standing in the spider web like platform made with steel. I was fascinated on the view because it shows how serene and peaceful the view. It gave me relaxation from the busy life in the city of Manila. Still a lot of interesting shot that nature in the Philippines has.

Images September 16, 2018

Source – click link to view image: Moonlight over Black Waterfall, Iceland

Svartifoss – the Black Waterfall – on Iceland’s south coast is a popular destination for hikers and tourists. It drops from a crescent-shaped cliff made of black basalt columns. Photo: Grafixart Sam.
 
 
 
 

Source – click link to view image:Lavender field under the Milky Way

Lavender and stars! Grafixart Sam captured this image on a summer night in the Provence region of France.
 
 
 
 

Source – click link to view image: Surfer riding a rainbow

Photo by Josh Blash.

Images September 15, 2018

All Botany Photo’s of the Day courtesy of:
Daniel Mosquin & team on behalf of UBC Botanical Garden

 
 
 
 

Click link to view Acianthus caudatus

The aptly-named mayfly orchid is considered locally common in some parts of its native eastern Australia. That said, it is never so abundant as some species of its namesake: “The 2014 hatch of the large black-brown mayfly Hexagenia bilineata on the… #asparagales #australia #orchidaceae

 
 
 
 
Click link to view Adiantum shastense

Although first collected in 1894, Adiantum shastense wasn’t described as a distinct species until 2015. It is native to the “mesic forests of the Eastern Klamath Range, close to Shasta Lake, on limestone and metasedimentary substrates”, where a number of… #california #fern #photobydaniel

 
 
 
 
Click link to view Brunsvigia orientalis

Like its close relative, the previously-featured Brunsvigia josephinae, Brunsvigia orientalis is also known as candelabra lily. Other common names for it include: red candelabra flower, king candelabra, chandelier lily, chandelier plant, and sore-eye… #amaryllidaceae #aspragales #southafrica

 
 
 
 

Click link to view Tillandsia recurvata

Mexican ball moss is not a true moss. Like its close relative, Spanish moss, it is a member of the pineapple family (Bromeliaceae). These spherical masses can grow to the size of a soccer ball. Most of the increase in size of the sphere is from the… #bromeliaceae #elcharcodelingenio #guanajuato

 
 
 
 
Click link to view Kalmia angustifolia

Common names range from the poetic to the descriptive to the eminently practical. A number of common names for Kalmia angustifolia land in the latter part of the spectrum: lambkill, sheepkill, and even calfkill. In addition to names reflecting its toxicity to… #canada #ericaceae #ericales

Images September 14, 2018

Captions?

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Images September 12, 2018

Source – click link to view images: See it! This month’s full moon, August 2018

Images September 10, 2018

Gianluca Masi’s 8 planets in 1 night – August 28-29, 2018 – via Virtual Telescope Project.


Gianluca Masi’s 8 planets in 1 night – August 28-29, 2018 – via Virtual Telescope Project.
 
 
 
 

Images September 08, 2018


 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Images September 07, 2018

A sun halo, sundogs and more
Haloes aren’t uncommon, but this was a really beautiful display. Thanks to Martin Male, who captured it on Tuesday from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada.

Images September 06, 2018


 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Photo by Dương Trần Quốc on Unsplash


 
 
 
 

All Botany Photo’s of the Day courtesy of:
Daniel Mosquin & team on behalf of UBC Botanical Garden

 
 
 
 

Stevia rebaudiana
Daniel Mosquin and team on behalf of UBC Botanical Garden


 
 
 
 

Lophozia incisa
Daniel Mosquin and team on behalf of UBC Botanical Garden


 
 
 
 

Bouteloua gracilis
Daniel Mosquin and team on behalf of UBC Botanical Garden


 
 
 
 

Clianthus puniceus 1
Daniel Mosquin and team on behalf of UBC Botanical Garden


 
 

Clianthus puniceus 2
Daniel Mosquin and team on behalf of UBC Botanical Garden


 
 
 
 

Arenaria grandiflora subsp. grandiflora 1
Daniel Mosquin and team on behalf of UBC Botanical Garden

 
 

Arenaria grandiflora subsp. grandiflora 2
Daniel Mosquin and team on behalf of UBC Botanical Garden