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Cup Plant 串葉松香草 | by beautifulcataya
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Cup Plant 串葉松香草

"Even more interesting than the flowers are the coarse leaves from which this species gets its name. Borne opposite one another on the stem, the large leaves fuse together at their bases to form a "cup" of sorts. Even on the hottest summer days one can usually find water from the morning dew collected within these miniature green receptacles."

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Taken on July 22, 2009