The Handsome Lithops

lithopsH/T to the humble lithops, who are not cyclopse. The first scientific description of a lithops was made by William John Burchell, this gentleman:

(via Wikipedia)

Here is a very nice time lapse of a lithops flowering: (Sorry, maybe the video won’t play, though it is CC)

Lithop’s first Bloom

Advertisements

About michelledevilliersart

Dribbler, scribbler, dabbler, doodler, dreamer...
This entry was posted in haiku, Illustration, Science and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s