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, May 25, 2013
Botany picture #68: Maianthemum bifolium
Maianthemum bifolium (Asparagaceae), Germany, 2012. A rather unassuming liliaceous monocot forming part of the rich spring flower carpets in European temperate forests. It is apparently related to the more impressive genus Polygonatum.