Common on Roraima tepui. Please help me identify it – leave a comment!
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A most peculiar flower that both looks and feels like plastic! In any case, flowering and producing fruit in particular is the very last of the plant, as it dies producing it – just like pineapple. Native range is the Guyana Shield.
One of the most common plant species on Roraima. It resembles pineapple, and like pineapple it dies after blooming and setting fruit. I wonder how it’s able to survive submerged like this. All three plants seem to have no problem being in the middle of a pool of water many months per year. Just one […]
Common and widespread along the trail to Roraima. Please help me identify it – leave a comment!