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Welwitschia plants were around when the killer asteroid hit our planet 65 million years ago. They stayed when the ice came. They stayed when the ice went. They have survived fires, pests, seen an endless parade of new insects, viruses, parasites, people, roads, local wars…

Sooooo, did you guys know competitive aquascaping was a thing?  We didn’t, but Colossal sure did.

Fong Qi Wei made these wonderful flamingos out of flower petals.

the-plant-enthusiast:

Crassula ‘Buddha’s Temple’

1. This is awesome, and 2. it looks deceptively like it’s made of sour belts.

the-plant-enthusiast:

Crassula ‘Buddha’s Temple’

1. This is awesome, and 2. it looks deceptively like it’s made of sour belts.

(via nerve-pinch)

brettkingery:

Anatomy of plant cells

(via staceythinx)

your-maj3sty:

Puhala Tree Seed-Pod

Holy wow.

your-maj3sty:

Puhala Tree Seed-Pod

Holy wow.

infinity-imagined:

Plant Cells

How many years of stained glass making classes would I need to take before I had the skill level to turn this into a window?  Because it might be worth it.
(PS Anyone have an image source for this?  I searched but did not find.)

infinity-imagined:

Plant Cells

How many years of stained glass making classes would I need to take before I had the skill level to turn this into a window?  Because it might be worth it.

(PS Anyone have an image source for this?  I searched but did not find.)

(via p-brane)