We had the good fortune of going to the Getty Museum today. The traffic was terrible on the way there. My daughter told me the reason for this: nobody works in LA, so traffic is heavy, no matter what time of day one decides to take the freeway. There was a Rubens painting exhibit, which […]
Thus far, there was only one suggestion for a name for my mystery leaf of the other day. Thanks to Liz for the suggestion of nonogamboge, of the genus nonogambogia. Here is a picture of a different plant of the same species. I hope some of my botanical friends might have some suggestions. Thanks.
Joy and I visited her cousin the other day. They have wonderful vegetation: red trumpet flowers that attract hummingbirds, huge ferns, some of which are coiled up ready to unfurl at some later time, and this tremendous vine. The vine must weigh a ton because the horizontal lumber on which it rests, creating an underpass for […]