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Tang of dragon

Helosis sp.


Parasitic plant that live in the moist soil. The only part seeing in the surface is the flower which is not aways visible, only when mature. As a parasite, this plant have no chlorophyll.


They parasite roots of some trees of tropical and subtropical forests.

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Bogotá, Colombia

Spotted on Nov 6, 2012
Submitted on Jan 24, 2013

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