A skeleton of my former self!

Discussion in 'Plants and Biodiversity Stumpers' started by Silver surfer, Oct 13, 2007.

  1. Silver surfer

    Silver surfer Contributor 10 Years

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    What is my name?
     

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    Tyrlych Rising Contributor 10 Years

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    Something of Cucurbitaceae? Echinocystis?
     
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    The holdfast of a marine alga. Kelp?
     
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    Silver surfer Contributor 10 Years

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    No Tyrlych,not Cucurbitaceae,nor Echinocystis.
     
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    Silver surfer Contributor 10 Years

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    Way out glass brain,it doesn't grow in water.
     
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    Ok, OK. Then it MUST be a Mango with the veins plasticized for display. Mangoes only get in the water when I eat them in the bath (not my idea - it came from Rudyard Kipling)
     
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    Silver surfer Contributor 10 Years

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    Sorry, wrong again. I am not edible.
     
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    Parially decayed peach pit. If wrong, I will keep quiet, duly chastened.
     
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    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Poppy seed capsule?
     
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    Silver surfer Contributor 10 Years

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    Not Romneya David.
     
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    Nice try glass brain.However as far as I know no one has found any part of me in the least bit edible.Don't give up!
     
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    Not a poppy seed Michael.However, the next generation are safe inside me.
     
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    Daniel Mosquin Esteemed Contributor UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Hmm... something from the iris family, perhaps?
     
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    Hi Daniel.Way out I'm afraid.I've a more robust frame work.
     
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    Corymbia ficifolia?
     
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    Sorry David ,not Corymbia ficifolia.You are looking for me on the wrong continent!
     
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    the aril around Nutmeg?
     
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    No Pierrot ,nothing to do with Nutmeg.
    I contain more than one potential offspring.
     
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    magnolia pod?
     
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    Not a Magnolia pod,sorry hippofan.However some experts have claimed that I am distantly related to them.Can't see it myself!
     
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    tulip poplar seed head
     
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    It looks like Cerbera sp.
     
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    Calycanthus?
     
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    Sorry levilyla,it is definitely not Tulip poplar.
     

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