The blog of a systematic botanist of German origin, now working in Australia. It covers botany, phylogenetics, cladistics, science in general, freethought, and occasionally sillier issues.
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Botany picture #17: Silene otites
Silene otites (Caryophyllaceae) from Eastern Germany, 2006. Not the most impressive carnation you will ever see, but that is just the point. Species like these are under-appreciated, and it pays to have an eye for the less obvious ones.