Botany Photo of the Day Mesanthemum africanum

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    This monocotyledonous species is a member of the Eriocaulaceae, which is a family related to the perhaps more familiar grasses and sedges (all belong to the Order Poales). Sometimes called the pipewort family, this group of plants is distinguishable from many other monocots by having inflorescences arranged in heads. Species in the Eriocaulaceae are mostly […]

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