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Alpine cancer-root

Conopholis alpina var. mexicana


Conopholis alpina mexicana, or the mexican alpine cancer-root is an achlorophyllous (lacking chlorophyll), root holoparasite.


Pine-oak forest.


Also known as "Elotillo".

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Alan H. C.
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Alan H. C.

Nuevo León, Mexico

Spotted on May 9, 2014
Submitted on May 9, 2014

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