new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Petrophile biloba | by Kelley Macdonald
Back to photostream

Petrophile biloba

The fuzzy perianth bursts open and the 4 tepals curl back exposing their anthers on the inside of the tepal. The stigma, acting as the pollen presenter, pops out covered in its own pollen from slipping by the anthers when leaving the now opened perianth.

579 views
0 faves
0 comments
Taken on March 9, 2008