Toutes les photographies ont été prises par Patrick Blanc et leur usage doit être accompagné de leur légende et de la mention "copyright Patrick Blanc"
  • Tree crown shyness, an adaptive hypothesis through photoinhibition reduction, by Patrick Blanc

    Tree crown shyness, an adaptive hypothesis through photoinhibition reduction, by Patrick Blanc

  • Blanc P. - 2012 - Croissance des couronnes d'arbres dans la canopée, différentiation baipète et timidité

    Blanc P. - 2012 - Croissance des couronnes d'arbres dans la canopée, différentiation baipète et timidité

  • Ficus benghalensis, growth habits, Calcutta Botanical Garden.jpg

    Ficus benghalensis, growth habits, Calcutta Botanical Garden.jpg

  • Blanc P. et F. Hallé - 1990 - Timidité et multiplication végétative d'un arbre guyanais Taralea oppositifolia, In F. Hallé et P.Blanc Eds, Biologie d'une canopée de forêt équatoriale. Xylochimie, Paris, 125-135

    Blanc P. et F. Hallé - 1990 - Timidité et multiplication végétative d'un arbre guyanais Taralea oppositifolia, In F. Hallé et P.Blanc Eds, Biologie d'une canopée de forêt équatoriale. Xylochimie, Paris, 125-135

  • Blanc P. - 1992 - Comment poussent les couronnes d'arbres dans la canopée - In F. Hallé et O. Pascal Eds, Biologie d'une canopée de forêt équatoriale 2 , Fondation ELF, Paris, 155 - 172

    Blanc P. - 1992 - Comment poussent les couronnes d'arbres dans la canopée - In F. Hallé et O. Pascal Eds, Biologie d'une canopée de forêt équatoriale 2 , Fondation ELF, Paris, 155 - 172

  • Polyscias (syn. Gastonia) serratifolia, two monocaulous trees in lowland swampy forest, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

    Polyscias (syn. Gastonia) serratifolia, two monocaulous trees in lowland swampy forest, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

  • Polyscias (syn. Gastonia) serratifolia, monocaulous tree with crowded leaves at the top, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

    Polyscias (syn. Gastonia) serratifolia, monocaulous tree with crowded leaves at the top, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

  • Polyscias (syn. Gastonia) serratifolia, branched terminal inflorescence, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

    Polyscias (syn. Gastonia) serratifolia, branched terminal inflorescence, Tangkoko, North Sulawesi

  • Liana, climbing from tree to tree, Tangkoko, Sulawesi

    Liana, climbing from tree to tree, Tangkoko, Sulawesi

  • Piper sp., strong leaf dimorphism between round orbicular leaves of climbing monopodial stem and elongate leaves of sympodial stems, Manado, North Sulawesi

    Piper sp., strong leaf dimorphism between round orbicular leaves of climbing monopodial stem and elongate leaves of sympodial stems, Manado, North Sulawesi

  • Piper sp., monopodial phase with orbicular leaves creeping on forest floor, similar to some Geophila species, Manado, North Sulawesi

    Piper sp., monopodial phase with orbicular leaves creeping on forest floor, similar to some Geophila species, Manado, North Sulawesi

  • Bauhinia winitii, young erect and plagiotropic shrubby individual with ferny foliage, Ratchaburi, Thailand

    Bauhinia winitii, young erect and plagiotropic shrubby individual with ferny foliage, Ratchaburi, Thailand

  • Bauhinia winitii, stems, small leaves and big seed pods, Ratchaburi, Thailand

    Bauhinia winitii, stems, small leaves and big seed pods, Ratchaburi, Thailand

  • Rhaphidophora tenuis, Padawan, Sarawak

    Rhaphidophora tenuis, Padawan, Sarawak

  • Typhonium violifolium with bulbils at each leaf acumen, Mae Hong Son, Thailand

    Typhonium violifolium with bulbils at each leaf acumen, Mae Hong Son, Thailand

  • Three monophyllous species, Ariopsis protanthera, Begonia sp. and Argostemma sp., growing side by side on a vertical mossy limestone rock, Hinboun, Laos

    Three monophyllous species, Ariopsis protanthera, Begonia sp. and Argostemma sp., growing side by side on a vertical mossy limestone rock, Hinboun, Laos

  • Harmsiopanax ingens, the largest monocaulous monocarpic Dicot, one vegetative and one flowering individuals, Tari, 2500 m asl, Hela, Papua New Guinea

    Harmsiopanax ingens, the largest monocaulous monocarpic Dicot, one vegetative and one flowering individuals, Tari, 2500 m asl, Hela, Papua New Guinea

  • Harmsiopanax ingens, inflorescence, Tari, 2500 m asl, Hela, Papua New Guinea

    Harmsiopanax ingens, inflorescence, Tari, 2500 m asl, Hela, Papua New Guinea

  • Harmsiopanax ingens, one individual in vegetative phase, Tari, 2500 m asl, Hela, Papua New Guinea

    Harmsiopanax ingens, one individual in vegetative phase, Tari, 2500 m asl, Hela, Papua New Guinea

  • Harmsiopanax ingens, individuals in vegetative phase, Tari, 2500 m asl, Hela, Papua New Guinea

    Harmsiopanax ingens, individuals in vegetative phase, Tari, 2500 m asl, Hela, Papua New Guinea

  • Harmsiopanax ingens, individuals in vegetative phase on abrupt slope above forest stream, Tari, 2500 m asl, Hela, Papua New Guinea

    Harmsiopanax ingens, individuals in vegetative phase on abrupt slope above forest stream, Tari, 2500 m asl, Hela, Papua New Guinea

  • Harmsiopanax ingens, individuals in vegetative phase in a forest gap, Tari, 2500 m asl, Hela, Papua New Guinea

    Harmsiopanax ingens, individuals in vegetative phase in a forest gap, Tari, 2500 m asl, Hela, Papua New Guinea

  • Harmsiopanax ingens, seedling, Tari, 2500 m asl, Hela, Papua New Guinea

    Harmsiopanax ingens, seedling, Tari, 2500 m asl, Hela, Papua New Guinea

  • Peliosanthes sinica, large vegetative population covering an earth bank just above a small forest stream, Xishuangbanna, China

    Peliosanthes sinica, large vegetative population covering an earth bank just above a small forest stream, Xishuangbanna, China

  • Peliosanthes sinica, succession of cataphylls and foliage leaves along the stem, Xishuangbanna, China

    Peliosanthes sinica, succession of cataphylls and foliage leaves along the stem, Xishuangbanna, China

  • Peliosanthes sinica, active vegetative propagation through alternation of leaf rosettes and cataphylls along decumbant stem producing adventitious roots, Xishuangbanna, China

    Peliosanthes sinica, active vegetative propagation through alternation of leaf rosettes and cataphylls along decumbant stem producing adventitious roots, Xishuangbanna, China

  • Peliosanthes sinica, alternation of leaf rosettes and cataphylls along stem, Xishuangbanna, China

    Peliosanthes sinica, alternation of leaf rosettes and cataphylls along stem, Xishuangbanna, China

  • Peliosanthes sinica, growth units alternating 6 to 8 cataphylls between 3 to 4 rosetted foliage leaves  along stem, Xishuangbanna, China

    Peliosanthes sinica, growth units alternating 6 to 8 cataphylls between 3 to 4 rosetted foliage leaves along stem, Xishuangbanna, China

  • Argostemma lobbii on a vertical rock, seasonal stem from small tuber exhibiting strong anisophylly, Khao Yai NP, Thailand

    Argostemma lobbii on a vertical rock, seasonal stem from small tuber exhibiting strong anisophylly, Khao Yai NP, Thailand

  • Argostemma lobbii exhibiting strong anisophylly and pseudo whorls of of six leaf elements, one big leaf, one small opposite and two stipules, each divided to the base in two parts, Khao Yai NP, Thailand

    Argostemma lobbii exhibiting strong anisophylly and pseudo whorls of of six leaf elements, one big leaf, one small opposite and two stipules, each divided to the base in two parts, Khao Yai NP, Thailand

  • Pilea sp., plagiotropic shoot exhibiting shade avoidance in the opposite leaves due to differential petiole length and blade direction, Mt Kinabalu, Borneo

    Pilea sp., plagiotropic shoot exhibiting shade avoidance in the opposite leaves due to differential petiole length and blade direction, Mt Kinabalu, Borneo

  • Pilea angulata, perfect leaf shade avoidance through anisophylly and backwards orientation of the small leaf axis, Gunung Merapi NP, Java

    Pilea angulata, perfect leaf shade avoidance through anisophylly and backwards orientation of the small leaf axis, Gunung Merapi NP, Java

  • Boehmeria nivea, plagiotropic distal shoot exhibiting shade avoidance in the leaves due to differential petiole length and blade direction, Hangzhou, China

    Boehmeria nivea, plagiotropic distal shoot exhibiting shade avoidance in the leaves due to differential petiole length and blade direction, Hangzhou, China

  • Cuatresia cf. garciae, plagiotropic branches and orthotropic new central stem, Chicaque, Soacha, Colombia

    Cuatresia cf. garciae, plagiotropic branches and orthotropic new central stem, Chicaque, Soacha, Colombia

  • Cuatresia cf. garciae, perfect distribution of the big and small leaves of the sympodial units of the plagiotropic shoot, Chicaque, Soacha, Colombia

    Cuatresia cf. garciae, perfect distribution of the big and small leaves of the sympodial units of the plagiotropic shoot, Chicaque, Soacha, Colombia

  • Cuatresia cf. garciae, berries under hairy leaves and stem, Chicaque, Soacha, Colombia

    Cuatresia cf. garciae, berries under hairy leaves and stem, Chicaque, Soacha, Colombia

  • Cuatresia riparia, a form with silver mottled leaves, Chicaque, Soacha, Colombia

    Cuatresia riparia, a form with silver mottled leaves, Chicaque, Soacha, Colombia

  • Cuatresia riparia, plagiotropic anisophyllous shoot, Chicaque, Soacha, Colombia

    Cuatresia riparia, plagiotropic anisophyllous shoot, Chicaque, Soacha, Colombia

  • Cuatresia riparia, flowers, Chicaque, Soacha, Colombia

    Cuatresia riparia, flowers, Chicaque, Soacha, Colombia

  • Patrick Blanc much intrigued by a Solanaceae species of the Witheringia alliance, with strongly anisophyllous and succulent leaves reminiscent of some Gesneriaceae, Utria NP, Choco, Colombia, Nov.2016

    Patrick Blanc much intrigued by a Solanaceae species of the Witheringia alliance, with strongly anisophyllous and succulent leaves reminiscent of some Gesneriaceae, Utria NP, Choco, Colombia, Nov.2016

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