t r e e s c a p e: Yoga, bluest green

fruit of Elaeocarpus joga... green fruit appear an irridescent blue due to the shape of the fruits epidermal cells (Stone.1970)

fruit of Elaeocarpus joga… green fruit appear an irridescent blue due to the shape of the fruits epidermal cells (Stone.1970)

For more photos of Yoga:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/guam-flora-fauna/sets/72157625014800873/

Information regarding Yoga fruit color was found in:

Stone, Benjamin C. “The Flora of Guam”, Micronesica, Vol. 6. Univ. of GU.

To explore the Yoga tree in depth these links are recommended:

http://university.uog.edu/cals/people/Pubs/ORNAMENT/yoga.pdf

http://www.wptrc.org/userfiles/file/Muniappan_109-111.pdf

http://www.researchgate.net/publication/237293942_Trioza_suavis_galls_on_leaves_of_Elaeocarpus_joga

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elaeocarpus

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