Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Ice Plant

Drosanthemum floribundum

The name Drosanthemum is derived from Greek words for dew, drosos and flower, anthos, referring to the glittering appearance of many species.

The hairs on the leaf surface reflect and refract light in a manner to make it appear that they sparkle like ice crystals looking like dew drops or glassy beads, glittering in the sun, hence the common name, ice plant.

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