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  • Stictocardia beraviensis, dry capsule and sepals, Ndole Bay, Zambia

    Stictocardia beraviensis, dry capsule and sepals, Ndole Bay, Zambia

  • Ipomoea carnea ssp. fistulosa, fruiting stem, open capsules exposing hairy seeds, Transpantanera, Cuiaba, Brazil

    Ipomoea carnea ssp. fistulosa, fruiting stem, open capsules exposing hairy seeds, Transpantanera, Cuiaba, Brazil

  • Ipomoea pileata (syn. I. involucrata), flower at anthesis and successive stages of maturing capsules surrounded by involucral bracts, Campo, Cameroun

    Ipomoea pileata (syn. I. involucrata), flower at anthesis and successive stages of maturing capsules surrounded by involucral bracts, Campo, Cameroun

  • Ipomoea pileata (syn. I. involucrata), mature capsules surrounded by the dry involucral bracts, Campo, Cameroun

    Ipomoea pileata (syn. I. involucrata), mature capsules surrounded by the dry involucral bracts, Campo, Cameroun

  • Ipomoea pileata (syn. I. involucrata), mature capsules surrounded by the hirsute dry involucral bracts, Campo, Cameroun

    Ipomoea pileata (syn. I. involucrata), mature capsules surrounded by the hirsute dry involucral bracts, Campo, Cameroun

  • Ipomoea pileata (syn.I. involucrata), black seeds in the open dry capsules surrounded fy the fused involucral bracts, Mumbo Island, Lake Malawi NP

    Ipomoea pileata (syn.I. involucrata), black seeds in the open dry capsules surrounded fy the fused involucral bracts, Mumbo Island, Lake Malawi NP

  • Ipomoea pileata (syn.I. involucrata), open dry capsules surrounded fy the fused involucral bracts, Mumbo Island, Lake Malawi NP

    Ipomoea pileata (syn.I. involucrata), open dry capsules surrounded fy the fused involucral bracts, Mumbo Island, Lake Malawi NP

  • Ipomoea shirambensis, hairy seeds and dry open capsule, Monkey Bay, Malawi

    Ipomoea shirambensis, hairy seeds and dry open capsule, Monkey Bay, Malawi

  • Ipomoea shirambensis, hairy seeds emerging from the dry open capsule, Monkey Bay, Malawi

    Ipomoea shirambensis, hairy seeds emerging from the dry open capsule, Monkey Bay, Malawi

  • Strophanthus kombe, dry follicular fruits, South Luangwa NP, Zambia

    Strophanthus kombe, dry follicular fruits, South Luangwa NP, Zambia

  • Fockea multiflora follicle, Lake Malawi NP

    Fockea multiflora follicle, Lake Malawi NP

  • Furcraea samalana, capsular fruits and bulbils, Finca el Pilar, Antigua, Guatemala

    Furcraea samalana, capsular fruits and bulbils, Finca el Pilar, Antigua, Guatemala

  • Dipterocarpus tuberculatus, Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Dipterocarpus tuberculatus, Chiang Mai, Thailand

  • 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

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