Recently there was a rare opportunity to see a flowering corpse flower in the Toronto Zoo.
Tag Archives: Plant
Eucalyptus Trees in California
California is so full of Eucalyptus trees that they seem to be a natural part of the landscape.
The English term redwood seems to mean several related trees in the Sequoioideae subfamily.
The Neofinetia falcata is an epiphytic orchid from East Asia.
The Jimson weed is a highly poisonous ‘medicinal’ plant spread all over the world.
The jewel orchid is a terrestrial orchid species from South-east Asia.
Small Pet and Plant Expo, Budapest, 2015
I like to go to pet expos, so I was happy when I have noticed that there was one held in Budapest just as I was passing through.
Milkweed is the common name for the flowering plants in the genus Asclepias.
Dandelions are one of the most common wild plant native to Eurasia and North America.
The white trillium is a beautiful flower in the genus Trillium native to most of North America.
Zamioculcas zamiifolia, usually known as the ZZ plant, is a plant from Africa which is now becoming a common house plant.
Peanut Allergy In The News
Apparently the way to avoid peanut allergy is to start eating peanuts before one becomes allergic to them:
Hemp used to be a traditional crop for its fiber and seeds all over Europe.
The saucer magnolia is a beautiful flowering tree that blooms in the spring.
The Ginkgo biloba also known in English as the maindenhair tree is one of the living fossils that we can encounter almost every day.
Larch trees are deciduous pine trees with species living all over the colder regions of the northern hemisphere.
The common poppy is a beautiful red flower that grows wild in most of Europe.
Opuntia is the name of a genus of edible cactuses originally from the Americas which are now grown world wide both as ornamental plants and as a food source.
In spite of its name the marsh gladiolus does not really grow in marshes.
The bug orchid Anacamptis coriophora is a somewhat rare orchid that grows in South-Eastern Europe.