Thursday, December 26, 2019

reaching for the light

A watercolor impression of Heliconia estherae
from a photograph by Axel Dalberg Poulsen, a tropical forest botanist studying
the taxonomy and evolution of gingers.
Heliconia estherae is now known in the wild in only two municipalities in Columbia; Dr. Poulsen's photograph was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens.

We may not be a tropical zone here in Massachusetts,
but the daylight is lengthening:

Do you ever use to make a free calendar for your specific location? I often do, and since it is up to the user how many types of information are included, I ask for lots of things. The last one here - "Len" - is length of daylight.