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Parasitaxus usta the only known species of parasitic gymnosperm

Parasitaxus usta the only known species of parasitic gymnosperm

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Parasitaxus usta, parasitic gymnosperm plant from New Caledonia. It is an up to 1.5 m high shrub with white cones and red to purple coloured scaly leaves.

Parasitaxus usta, the unique parasitic gymnosperm plant in the world, endemic to New Caledonia. It is an up to 1.5 m high shrub with white cones and red to ...

However, deep in the mysterious forests of New Caledonia grows the single exception to the rule. Parasitaxus usta is the only parasitic gymnosperm known ...

Parasitaxus usta, the only known species of parasitic gymnosperm, endemic to New Caledonia.

Parasitaxus usta growing in nature in the jungles of

Habit of plant. Mt. Ouin, New Caledonia. Photo by Sarah Mathews.

Parasitaxus usta, the only known parasitic gymnosperm, endemic to New Caledonia.

Close-up of the branches. Mt. Ouin, New Caledonia. Photo by Sarah Mathews.

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Male cones (Abies religiosa)

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Conifer diversity. Classic Christmas tree style conifers in the snow; a broadleaved, tropical

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Parasitaxus usta growing in nature in the jungles of

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Excavated host root system showing an emerging young Parasitaxus shoot. Photo by Lytton Musselman

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Few trees are as stunning to come across on a hike than this one and its a species I will look fondly upon for the rest of my life.

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Boschniakia strobilacea is a species of parasitic plant in the broomrape family known by the common name California groundcone. Photo: (c) Dan and Raymond, ...

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The typical female cone of the Colorado blue spruce.

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The genus Roridula contains two species that, for all intents and purposes, look like carnivorous plants. They closely resemble sundews in having leaves ...

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These tall, sticky plants have little to no chlorophyll and depend on a parasitic relationship with a mycorrhizal fungus to obtain its food.

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Parasitaxus usta, the unique parasitic gymnosperm plant in the world, endemic to New Caledonia. It is an up to 1.5 m high shrub with white cones an…

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Southwest Colorado Wildflowers, Pterospora andromedea

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