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Snapshots

  1. Smile

    Snapshot Title: Smile
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    This is a tough one.

    It's a leaf of Hawaiian Koa -
    Acacia koa - endemic to the Hawaiian Islands
    Family = Fabaceae, subfamily Mimosoideae



  2. Bay Bow tie

    Snapshot Title: Bay Bow tie
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Bay Laurel,
    Lauraceae,
    Laurus nobilis



  3. Sage mustache

    Snapshot Title: Sage mustache
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Family = Lamiaceae (Mint family) -
    Salvia officinalis



  4. Plumeria (Frangipani)

    Snapshot Title: Plumeria (Frangipani)
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Apocynaceae -
    Plumeria alba hybrid/cultivar



  5. Broccoli ear

    Snapshot Title: Broccoli ear
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    No cauliflower!

    Brassicaceae -
    Broccoli is the same species as cauliflower, cabbage, brussels sprouts, kale, and kohlrabi - all different agricultural cultivars of Brassica oleracea



  6. "Whisk Fern" eyebrows

    Snapshot Title: "Whisk Fern" eyebrows
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Kingdom Plantae -
    Division Pteridophyta (ferns and fern allies) -
    Class Psilotopsida -
    Family Psilotaceae -
    Psilotum nudum



  7. Ginger

    Snapshot Title: Ginger
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Zingiber officinale -
    Zingiberaceae



  8. Star fruit with chocolate

    Snapshot Title: Star fruit with chocolate
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Star fruit:
    Averrhoa carambola -
    Oxalidaceae

    Chocolate:
    Theobroma cacao -
    Sterculiaceae



  9. Fungus

    Snapshot Title: Fungus
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    I couldn't find an ear fungus - it's been too dry, so this store bought mushroom will have to do.

    Kingdom Fungi -
    Division Basidiomycota



  10. Ground Chili pepper

    Snapshot Title: Ground Chili pepper
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Capsicum sp. - Family
    Solanaceae



  11. Dried, shredded, sphagnum moss

    Snapshot Title: Dried, shredded, sphagnum moss
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Bryophyte
    Sphagnaceae
    Sphagnum sp.



  12. Semolina

    Snapshot Title: Semolina
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    face base

    Wheat - Poaceae