The blog of a systematic botanist of German origin, now working in Australia. It covers botany, phylogenetics, cladistics, science in general, freethought, and occasionally sillier issues.
Monday, February 5, 2018
Botany picture #255: Exocarpos nanus
Currently we are back in Kosciusko National Park for field work, and for the first time I have consciously seen Exocarpos nanus (Santalaceae), although it is so tiny that I may have previously stepped onto it without noticing. Like its larger congeners it is a hemiparasite.