The Plant that Makes Its Home on a Cactus
Clip: Episode 4 | 3m 16s | Video has closed captioning.
Tristerix seeds travel in bird droppings, when they land on a cactus they grow long probe-like stems, that latch onto the cactus body and inject it with parasitic threads. A year later Tristerix bursts out of the cactus skin as a bloom of beautiful flowers that attract hummingbird pollinators.
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