Menacing Yet Beautiful

With threatening thorns and striped patterns, here we have a menacing yet beautiful striped agave.

Garfield Coinservatory
Garfield Conservatory

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Photo a Day – Patterns

Mystery Solved

A baffling question finally has an answer!  This strange looking plant in the conservatory that has mystified many, has been identified.

Mystery Solved
Matthaei Botanical Gardens

We can all relax now. Mystery solved!

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Just for Fun
Ragtag Daily Prompt – Mystery

Wavy Lines

The wavy lines of this plant from Africa caught my attention but its name made me laugh.  Here you have a  – boophone!

Boophone
Matthaei Botanical Gardens

A bulbous tropical and subtropical flowering plant – a boophone disticha.

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Irene Tron, photographer

Flower of the Day
One Word Sunday – Lines