Charles Darwin called it “abominable mystery.”
The genes that code sexual diversity in flowers.
The most self-sufficient plant I know of.
Research showed flowers, and plants in general, generate an electric field and bumblebees can sense it with their tiny hairs.
We tend to think of flowering plants and ubiquitous, but in truth, they’ve “only” been around for about 125 million years – which geologically speaking… is still a lot, it’s just not forever. Geologists may have just found the oldest flower. Looking through some previously discovered fossils, scientists were thrilled to find a spectacular specimen: a fossil of a flowering
Echinopsis is a large genus of cacti native to South America, sometimes known as hedgehog cactus. They are known and admired due to their flowers, which can be quite spectacular. There are 128 species within the genus and they all enjoy limestone or other calcium-rich soils and of course, they hate humidity. The soil should never be saturated, as the