Saturday, 20 February 2016

The Sneaky Life Of The World's Most Mysterious Plant

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The plant is called Boquila trifoliolata, and it lives in the temperate rain forests of Chile and Argentina. It does what most vines do - it crawls across the forest floor, spirals up, and hangs onto host plants.

But one day a few years ago, Ernesto Gianoli, a plant scientist, came upon a Boquila trifoliolata while walking with a student in the Chilean woods. They stopped, looked, and then it happened.

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