Kiwi Leaf, Enlarged

I don’t know if a kiwi tree resembles the pattern on its leaf. I rather think a kiwi ‘tree’ is more like a vine, as I took this photo inside an arbor, densely packed with leaves and  branches. What a delicious thought… a kind of ‘ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny’, only instead of a series of forms […]

Baby Kiwi Leaf

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 […]