The diversification of Tolpis
on the Canary Islands is one of many examples of the rapid accumulation of insular plant diversity. A small subset of the variety of plants and habitats for this genus are shown. Left to right, top to bottom: Laurel forest on Tenerife Island; F2
hybrids between T. santosii
and T. coronopifolia
, flowering capitula; Tolpis proustii
, fruit; Tolpis santosii
, plant; Tolpis coronopifolia
, floral color variant; and Coastline on La Palma Island. Photographs by Jenny Archibald and Mark Mort. See Crawford & Archibald, pp. 1–15 in this issue.