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, March 16, 2013
Botany picture #48: Loiseleuria procumbens
Loiseleuria procumbens (Ericaceae) from the European Alps, 2004. A cushion-forming dwarf shrub with a wide northern hemsipheric distribution in alpine and arctic areas. The flowers are mostly 5merous but there is the odd 4merous one.