Looking good now
Each bud on the Grindelia chiloensis is a Cyclops milky eye, the basin filled with a sticky white latex
Each bud on the Grindelia chiloensis is a Cyclops milky eye, the basin filled with a sticky white latex
« Back

Scrophulariaceae Beds

The foxglove family beds are looking particularly colourful at the moment. The common floral characteristic of the family of five usually united petals nevertheless give rise to a great variety of flower shape.
In the woolly foxglove the upper petals are fused into a hood while the lower looks like a white beard and provides the pollinators with a landing platform. In Calceolaria, the lower are fused and ballooned into a slipper shape, while in Linaria reticuata (above), the petals lipped and lobed in a rich pink contrasting vividly with the bright yellow throat.

Use this map to position the marker. Click on the position you want on the map, then click the save button above.