Botany Photo of the Day Momordica balsamina

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    The ripe and unripe fruits of Momordica balsamina (aka balsam pear) are photographed alongside each other for today’s image. Not only am I a big fan of the vibrancy and contrast in this picture, but the seemingly too-perfect appearance of the stinkbug–as if it were placed there–adds more life to the image. Popular for its […]

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