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On: Xanthoparmelia scabrosa
Yes, it really is called…
cbeem

Yes, it really is called Sexy pavement lichen.

1 month 2 weeks ago
On: Nelson Botanical Society field trip
My first Nelson Botanical…
cbeem

My first Nelson Botanical Society field trip. This was an amazing experience for me!

There were about 30 of us, ranging from top botanists…

1 month 4 weeks ago
On: Coprosma propinqua × robusta
Nice one, Thank you!! …
SS Ferneliza

Nice one, Thank you!!  Looking forward to seeing which way our berries go.  Cheers 

 

2 months ago
On: Harakeke
Every time I see this plant,…
cbeem

Every time I see this plant, I think New Zealand.  I melt.

My eyes and nose and heart fill up with the flax fields coming north from…

2 months ago
On: Coprosma propinqua × robusta
Orange - red fruit

Mt…

cbeem

Orange - red fruit

Mt. Burnett in Golden Bay

2 months ago
On: Coprosma propinqua × robusta
These do come in every shape…
cbeem

These do come in every shape and size from classic C. propinqua to classic C. robusta.

I put up another pic which shows the typical form…

2 months ago
On: Coprosma propinqua × robusta
Oh okay, ours is looking a…
SS Ferneliza

Oh okay, ours is looking a bit more like the guy in the Dec 27 2020 post and 15 March 2021, post.  it seems like there is a bit of variation. …

2 months ago
On: Coprosma propinqua × robusta
Hiya Cliff, hoping to use…
SS Ferneliza

Hiya Cliff, hoping to use your expertise to identify this lovely specimen.  I had thought that it was a C.propinqua x C.robusta but alas it does…

2 months ago
On: California dreamin (3 part SMA arr Mamas and Papas)
These may be the lyrics in…
hamishmacbeth

These may be the lyrics in full:

2 months 1 week ago
On: Weymouthia cochlearifolia
Has a capsule - not common
cbeem

Has a capsule - not common

2 months 2 weeks ago
On: Trachyloma diversinerve
AKA Trachyloma planifolium
cbeem

AKA Trachyloma planifolium

2 months 2 weeks ago
On: Lactifluus aurantioruber
Name change Aug 2021. No…
cbeem

Name change Aug 2021. No longer Lactarius clarkeae aurantioruber.

2 months 2 weeks ago
On: Asplenium bulbiferum x A lepidotum
Asplenium hybrids catalogued…
cbeem

Asplenium hybrids catalogued in New Zealand can be found here:…

2 months 2 weeks ago
On: Helichrysum luteoalbum
Just had its name changed. …
cbeem

Just had its name changed.  The new name is Helichrysum luteoalbum

The name change is official at…

2 months 3 weeks ago
On: Nature Enter Me
That sounds like fun!  :)
cbeem

That sounds like fun!  :)

2 months 3 weeks ago
On: Gleichenia inclusisora
This one is uncommon in New…
cbeem

This one is uncommon in New Zealand, but it does grow here in pākihi scrub.  It is also unusual because the sori (which contain…

2 months 3 weeks ago
On: Entoloma hochstetteri
This one was spotted on…
cbeem

This one was spotted on Boxing Day 2020.

Way out of season.

3 months ago
On: A Crafty June
The quality of the felting…
cbeem

The quality of the felting work was wonderful. So inspiring to see such enthusiasm and positivity!

3 months 1 week ago
On: Matariki Fire
That was a wonderful night! …
cbeem

That was a wonderful night!  You guys sounded great :)  And the stars!  Thank you all :)

3 months 2 weeks ago