monophyllaea in natural cave

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monophyllaea in natural cave

Green leaves glowing in backlight.­

Each specimen of this plant has a single leaf.­ This is a species of Monophyllaea, possibly Monophyllaea singularis of the gesneriad family (Gesneriaceae).­

Fairy Cave is a large natural cave near the village of Bau, about 35 Km SW of Kuching (Borneo).­

View my other photos of the Fairy Cave.

backlight
bau
caving
fairy cave
gesneriaceae
gesneriad
green leaves
monophyllaea
natural cave
spelunking
unidentified plant
July 30, 2011
Jalan Serikin, 94000 Bau, Sarawak, Malaysia
Borneo 464 photos

Photos taken in the Malaysian states of Borneo island (Sarawak and Sabah).­