All posts by Ludvík Bortl

We published new field guide

Thanks to the great support from the Field Museum Chicago , SLA presents with great pleasure new photographic field guide. The publications focuses on the fruits od (primarily) commonly used indigenous and introduced woody species in the Ucayali and Loreto regions of Peruvian Amazon. Other guides (both focused on medicinal plants) are under preparation.

Bortl, L., and Flores, Y. B., 2022. Fruits of native and introduced plants of Ucayali and Loreto, Perú. Rapid colour field guide N. 1456, the Field Museum, Chicago, IL, USA. Direct download available HERE (20 pp. pdf). 

Macuya photo show now at CULS

We would like to invite you to the photo show Macuya – world of bloody woody.
Exhibition will take place at Czech University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Tropical Agriculture (Prague) between May 2nd and June 28th of 2019.
See you at the opening ceremony on May 14th 2019 from 16:00.

Facebook event:

You can find Pavilon T of Faculty of Tropical Agriculture (where the exhibition is actually installed) right here (Kamýcká 1303, Suchdol, Praha):

(click to enlarge flyer)

Exhibition in Dejvice, Prague

We proudly invite you to the exhibition Living Amazonia. Exhibition is open at the Skleňák Gallery (Prague 6) from March 8 till April 3 and it offers its visitors an unique insight into cultural and biological diversity of Peruvian Amazon. Important part of the exhibition are paintings by renowned painter Otto Placht.

TV Praha report (Czech only):

More here (Czech only):



May 6, 2016

Students for the Living Amazon, o. p. s. and Museum of Vysočina in Havlíčkův Brod, p. o., would like to invite you to exhibition ŽIVÁ AMAZONIE (LIVING AMAZON)– natural and cultural diversity of Peruvian Amazon which will take place between May, 27 and September 16,2016.



Exhibition opening

July 1, 2016

Few photos from exhibition opening ceremony on May 27, 2016. Ceremony included music gig by Peruvian artists and traditional food from Peru. Patronage: ambassador of Peru , J. E. Liliana de Olarte de Torres Muga, PhD.,  and dean of Faculty of Tropical Agrisciences (Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague),  doc. Ing. Jan Banout, PhD.