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.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Botany picture #197: Darwinia taxifolia
Darwinia taxifolia (Myrtaceae), Jervis Bay, 2014. Most Myrtaceae are fairly easy to recognise, but this is a rather weird-looking genus that will easily confuse the uninitiated. I was surely surprised when I was introduced to it the first time.