BOTANICAL TOURS | landscape + flora

Patagonia, a oneness concept. We all know what we mean when we define those 800,000 km2. The first images that come to mind are snowy mountains, deep blue lakes, forests, and the endless steppe delineated by an infinite horizon But many unknown images await us in Patagonia. Its flowers await those photographs that still did…

NOTHOFAGUS & SPRING SNOW | new greens + BW

Spring in north patagonia seem the half way to greens All Nothofagus that turn in reds are with a new green. A brilliant, intense new green. The monochromes seem to be so far. Seems araucarias turn darker against the whites of winter. So, this year, El Niño rain and snow was expected. Seem was a…

PATAGONIA IN MACRO | frozen reds

Berberis, Escallonias, Nothofagus in the dryest area of the valley. the forest is less than a kilometre, but here autumn is not just about red in patagonia forests.    

LEGUMINOSAE | Adesmia parvifolia

Prostrate perennial herb formin a low mat to 40cm across (usually much less).Leaves to 10mm long, very variable, glabrous to pubescent, with 3-4 pairs of leafleats, 1.5-2.5mm long.Flowers 9-15mm, white, rose,blue or yellowwith violet lines, axilary, held just above the foliage; calyx variable, glabrous to pubescent, with teeth along and acute, equal to longer than…

STAGES FOR PLANTS | last lights over patagonia volcanoes

Travel to patagonia is not just to see and enjoy its incredible flora To think in our flora is to think in the mountains where  they grow. Seems, as part of an indivisible system, our volcanos from patagonia, and our flora, evolved together. So, was neccesary to share these horizons, made of the inner fire…

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHERS | time for wilderness, time for technology

Analogic information about sun, mountains, snow, wind, plants, efforts, joy, turns into pixels, html, kml,  Winter time is for indoors digital work Winter time is for fixing photographs. study, write here. To learn about technology apps, software. Try one, other, and other till you find the one that works in the way  you need when…

ASTERACEAE | Mutisias !

 M. decurrens | Rhizomatous, scandent subshrub with branched stems. Leaves 55-100 x 8-20, alternate, sessile, lanceolate, terminating in a large bifid tendril, glabrous on both surfaces or tomentose on the under surface. Capitula large, solitary, apical, with well-developed peduncles; involucre campanulate, 25-38 long, 12-20 ,, wide with numerous bracts in 4-5 series, 10-15 marginal flowers,…

COMPOSITAE | Leucheria candidissima

Small, acaulous, rosetted, rhizomatous perennial herb. Leaves 2.5 – 6.5 long including petiole, densely tormentose, deeply pinnasect with 5-7 pairs of linear-lanceolate segments, entire or with a few teeth, terminal segment linear or lanceolate. Capitula solitary, involucra hemispherical, 8-9 mm long, 12-14 mm wide with bract in 2 series, lanceolate, acute, densely tomentose, flowers white…

PATAGONIA WILDFLOWERS SOCIAL MEDIA | names & links to enjoy patagonia and its flora

Google+ recomend to create a new page, cause my activities changed. During these years my work as trekking guide, as you can see in www.amulei.blogspot.com.ar but all grow in other interesting activity … botanical tours Very similar in some way, cause during the trekking we intend to understand that perfect system which is our landscape, North patagonia mountains……

SEEDS | maturing in spring light

these photographs, are one of the favs. Was a sunny day, plus the light the snow reflected. so, araucarias details were so clear. Belong to my previous blog, but i like them so much that decided to share them again. Was the year we had extraordinary masting. The more important in 30 years, sayed the experts…