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Quiche de agua o flor de Harina (Paepalanthus columbiensis)

Paepalanthus columbiensis

Description:

The quiche de agua is a beautiful small plant that can store water inside its leaves. It has several peak-form leaves placed in a circular way. Its flowers are white and round.

Habitat:

This plant lives in the paramos.

Notes:

This plant is in danger of extinction.

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Colegio Los Nogales
Spotted by a student at Colegio Los Nogales

Lat: 5.22, Long: -73.60

Spotted on Nov 20, 2015
Submitted on Dec 11, 2015

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