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.

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Jalan Serikin, 94000 Bau, Sarawak, Malaysia

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