I noticed this invasive parasitic plant, some growing on tea plants in Konoin. I was informed that the parasitic plant has been spotted in many parts of bomet county. A family lost a whole fish pond to this plant. Can the experts tell us how to eradicate this? cc @kalromkulima
WCPP meeting update: "16th World Congress on Parasitic Plants, Nairobi, Kenya" by IPPS Admin
Preview: The 16th World Congress on Parasitic Plants (WCPP) took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from 3-8 July, 2022. Over a 100…
Cuscuta species, aka dodder, as a parasitic plant that is a member of the morning glory family. The flowers are tiny and easy to miss if you aren't looking for them.
Sandra was out harvesting yellow rattle next to the River Teith near Callander. Yellow rattle is a parasitic plant and helps suppress grass growth to allow other wildflowers to grow, creating a species rich grassland. We plan to use the seeds to improve grasslands next to rivers
Highlighted article: Dactylanthus ǀ pua o te Rēinga is Aoteoroa New Zealand's only fully parasitic plant. It is as weird as it is vulnerable. Find out more: https://bit.ly/3qZUjoS
Fully parasitic plant 🌿❌☀️❌
Pollinated by bats 🦇
Genetic structure strongly influenced by volcanism 🌋
In serious decline 😔 https://twitter.com/jentate01/status/1496959798377541654
We love this photo from Vinny🥰
Dodder is a an annual, parasitic plant. In late spring the stems emerge and reach for the nearest host plant. Interestingly, they always entwine themselves anti-clockwise🤔#HeathlandSpecies #HeathlandTheHiddenHome #DorsetHeaths
Evening stroll on Talbot Heath was slightly disappointing as far as reptiles go i.e. none at all. However, during the brief moments the sun shone, I saw this captivating mix of young Gorse shoots breaking through a blanket of Common Dodder (Cuscuta epithymum). Almost otherworldly
Not a dead plant, but a parasitic plant so it doesn't need green chlorophyll to make food of its own. This is a Broomrape, Orobanche (found by an especially steep rocky section of the South Coast Path, not accessible to check stigmas etc for a species level ID). #WildFlowerHour
Frost Lancer has selected a Pokemon to use for October... a corpse being controlled by a parasitic plant.
🚅Advance Access: Regular Paper in Upcoming Special Issue on Biotic Interactions
Cytokinins Induce Prehaustoria Coordinately with Quinone Signals in the Parasitic Plant Striga hermonthica
Aoki, Cui, Yoshida🎉
I agree @RunoSteven 😊 #parasiticplants @UofT @UofTCellSysBiol
Best cities for Science.
Not in any particular order:
Davis, Nairobi, Berlin, Charlottesville, Sheffield.
But these are the only ones that I have lived in.
I hear Toronto and Amsterdam are nice too? @Lumba_lab @HarroBouwmeest1