17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Ruddy Pods

I came upon this dazzling plant while hiking a dirt road outside the town of Mindo, in Ecuador, with only my camera-phone to capture its bulging splendor.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Mindo, Ecuador
Camera: iPhone XS
Copyright: © Max Cavitch