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  • Heteropterys brachiata, fruiting branch with many bright red winged samaras, Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve, Belize

    Heteropterys brachiata, fruiting branch with many bright red winged samaras, Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve, Belize

  • Tridynamia bialata, developing fruit with two enlarged winged calyx lobes, Nui Chua NP, Vietnam

    Tridynamia bialata, developing fruit with two enlarged winged calyx lobes, Nui Chua NP, Vietnam

  • Begonia pedatifida, one large accrescent wing of the capsule allowing incensory wind dispersal of the dust seeds, Doi Inthanon, Thailand

    Begonia pedatifida, one large accrescent wing of the capsule allowing incensory wind dispersal of the dust seeds, Doi Inthanon, Thailand

  • Begonia parviflora, infructescence with synchronous immature hanging fruits, Manu NP, 1500 m, Peru

    Begonia parviflora, infructescence with synchronous immature hanging fruits, Manu NP, 1500 m, Peru

  • Begonia elnidoensis, close-up of capsules with six slits allowing incensory wind dispersal, El Nido, Palawan, Philippines

    Begonia elnidoensis, close-up of capsules with six slits allowing incensory wind dispersal, El Nido, Palawan, Philippines

  • Begonia pavonina, downwards ovary long wing and horizontal rain splash dispersal lateral short wings, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

    Begonia pavonina, downwards ovary long wing and horizontal rain splash dispersal lateral short wings, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

  • Triphora surinamensis, a terrestrial orchid with lateral slits along the capsule allowing wind dispersal, Mamelles, Guadeloupe

    Triphora surinamensis, a terrestrial orchid with lateral slits along the capsule allowing wind dispersal, Mamelles, Guadeloupe

  • Argostemma parvum, erect maturing fleshy capsular fruits, Chanthaburi, Thailand

    Argostemma parvum, erect maturing fleshy capsular fruits, Chanthaburi, Thailand

  • Argostemma neurosepalum,  persistant green rigid calyx creating an upwards orientated cup allowing rain splash dispersal of the tiny seeds through capsular slits, Krabi, Thailand

    Argostemma neurosepalum, persistant green rigid calyx creating an upwards orientated cup allowing rain splash dispersal of the tiny seeds through capsular slits, Krabi, Thailand

  • Argostemma diversifolium,  maturing fruits with persistant green rigid calyx creating an upwards orientated cup allowing rain splash dispersal of the tiny seeds, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

    Argostemma diversifolium, maturing fruits with persistant green rigid calyx creating an upwards orientated cup allowing rain splash dispersal of the tiny seeds, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

  • Argostemma diversifolium,  persistant green rigid calyx creating an upwards orientated cup allowing rain splash dispersal of the tiny seeds through capsular slits, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

    Argostemma diversifolium, persistant green rigid calyx creating an upwards orientated cup allowing rain splash dispersal of the tiny seeds through capsular slits, Khao Sok NP, Thailand

  • Argostemma gracile, lateral view of the fleshy hairy capsule, Mt Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo

    Argostemma gracile, lateral view of the fleshy hairy capsule, Mt Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo

  • Argostemma gracile, upwards open fleshy capsule allowing rain splash dispersal of the tiny brown seeds, Mt Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo

    Argostemma gracile, upwards open fleshy capsule allowing rain splash dispersal of the tiny brown seeds, Mt Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo

  • Ophiorrhiza discolor, upwards opening narrow fleshy boat shaped capsules allowing rain splash tiny seeds dispersal, Panang Hill, Malaysia

    Ophiorrhiza discolor, upwards opening narrow fleshy boat shaped capsules allowing rain splash tiny seeds dispersal, Panang Hill, Malaysia

  • Monolena primuliflora, half dry capsular berries openig horizontally and apically, allowing rain splas dispersal of seeds, Ecuador

    Monolena primuliflora, half dry capsular berries openig horizontally and apically, allowing rain splas dispersal of seeds, Ecuador

  • Triolena sp., erect dry capsular fruits opening horizontally at the top and allowing rain splash dispersal, Iquitos, Peru

    Triolena sp., erect dry capsular fruits opening horizontally at the top and allowing rain splash dispersal, Iquitos, Peru

  • Macrocentrum cristatum, upwards horizontally open cup capsular fruits allowing rain splash dispersal of the tiny seeds, Nouragues CNRS field station, French Guyana

    Macrocentrum cristatum, upwards horizontally open cup capsular fruits allowing rain splash dispersal of the tiny seeds, Nouragues CNRS field station, French Guyana

  • Gravesia mangorensis on earth bank, erect rain splash seed dispersal capsular fruits, Andasibe, Madagascar

    Gravesia mangorensis on earth bank, erect rain splash seed dispersal capsular fruits, Andasibe, Madagascar

  • Gravesia mangorensis, dry capsular horizontally top opening fruit allowing rain splash seed dispersal, Andasibe, Madagascar

    Gravesia mangorensis, dry capsular horizontally top opening fruit allowing rain splash seed dispersal, Andasibe, Madagascar

  • Gravesia sp. on vertical mossy earth bank, erect mature rain splash seed dispersal capsular fruits, Moramanga, Madagascar, Photo by Bernard Riera

    Gravesia sp. on vertical mossy earth bank, erect mature rain splash seed dispersal capsular fruits, Moramanga, Madagascar, Photo by Bernard Riera

  • Gravesia sp., erect mature five and four parted rain splash seed dispersal capsular fruits, Moramanga, Madagascar, Photo by Bernard Riera

    Gravesia sp., erect mature five and four parted rain splash seed dispersal capsular fruits, Moramanga, Madagascar, Photo by Bernard Riera

  • Phyllagathis sp., probably a new species, dry quadrangular cup shaped capsule allowing seed rain splash dispersal and conspicuous hypanthial glandular emergences, Harau valley, West Sumatra

    Phyllagathis sp., probably a new species, dry quadrangular cup shaped capsule allowing seed rain splash dispersal and conspicuous hypanthial glandular emergences, Harau valley, West Sumatra

  • Phyllagathis hispida, upwards rain splash capsular fruits, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

    Phyllagathis hispida, upwards rain splash capsular fruits, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

  • Phyllagathis hispida, upwards rain splash capsular fruits surrounded by hairy sepals, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

    Phyllagathis hispida, upwards rain splash capsular fruits surrounded by hairy sepals, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

  • Phyllagathis cf. tonkinensis, infructescence with upwards oriented rain splash seed dispersal capsular fruits, close up, Ba Na Hills, Da Nang, Vietnam

    Phyllagathis cf. tonkinensis, infructescence with upwards oriented rain splash seed dispersal capsular fruits, close up, Ba Na Hills, Da Nang, Vietnam

  • Sonerila annamica, erect rain splash seed dispersal capsules and hairy leaves, Ba Na Hills, Da Nang, Vietnam

    Sonerila annamica, erect rain splash seed dispersal capsules and hairy leaves, Ba Na Hills, Da Nang, Vietnam

  • Sonerila integrifolia, flowers and erect dry rain splash seed dispersal capsules, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

    Sonerila integrifolia, flowers and erect dry rain splash seed dispersal capsules, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

  • Sonerila integrifolia, flowers and maturing hairy capsules, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

    Sonerila integrifolia, flowers and maturing hairy capsules, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

  • Sonerila obliqua, fruiting individual, Harau valley, West Sumatra

    Sonerila obliqua, fruiting individual, Harau valley, West Sumatra

  • Sonerila obliqua, rain splash seed dispersal capsular fruits, Harau valley, West Sumatra

    Sonerila obliqua, rain splash seed dispersal capsular fruits, Harau valley, West Sumatra

  • Sonerila obliqua, rain splash seed dispersal capsular fruits, horizontally upwards oriented with three valves, Harau valley, West Sumatra

    Sonerila obliqua, rain splash seed dispersal capsular fruits, horizontally upwards oriented with three valves, Harau valley, West Sumatra

  • Gesneria humilis, erect fleshy rain splash seed dispersal capsules, Las Terrazas, Cuba

    Gesneria humilis, erect fleshy rain splash seed dispersal capsules, Las Terrazas, Cuba

  • Gesneria humilis on rocks in its rheophytic habitat, flower and erect fleshy rainsplash seed dispersal capsules, Las Terrazas, Cuba

    Gesneria humilis on rocks in its rheophytic habitat, flower and erect fleshy rainsplash seed dispersal capsules, Las Terrazas, Cuba

  • Gesneria humilis, flower and erect fleshy capsules, Las Terrazas, Cuba

    Gesneria humilis, flower and erect fleshy capsules, Las Terrazas, Cuba

  • Gesneria salicifolia, upwards opening fleshy rain splash seed dispersal capsules, Baracoa, Cuba

    Gesneria salicifolia, upwards opening fleshy rain splash seed dispersal capsules, Baracoa, Cuba

  • Gesneria salicifolia,upwards opening fleshy rain splash seed dispersal capsule, Baracoa, Cuba

    Gesneria salicifolia,upwards opening fleshy rain splash seed dispersal capsule, Baracoa, Cuba

  • Boea philippensis, mature twisted capsules, close up, Lemo, Tana Toraja, South Sulawesi

    Boea philippensis, mature twisted capsules, close up, Lemo, Tana Toraja, South Sulawesi

  • Streptocarpus goetzei, twisted capsules allowing wind and rain dispersal of the tiny seeds Zomba, Malawi

    Streptocarpus goetzei, twisted capsules allowing wind and rain dispersal of the tiny seeds Zomba, Malawi

  • Streptocarpus sp., typical twisted capsule allowing wind and rain dispersal of the dust seeds, Mt Usambara, Tanzania

    Streptocarpus sp., typical twisted capsule allowing wind and rain dispersal of the dust seeds, Mt Usambara, Tanzania

  • Microchirita purpurea, upwards capsular fruits, Chanthaburi, Thailand

    Microchirita purpurea, upwards capsular fruits, Chanthaburi, Thailand

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