At last! A talking vine

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At last! A talking vine

Postby relaxin » Jul 28 2011 7:13 pm

A Cuban vine, Marcgravia evenia, is able to use its dish-shaped leaf to communicate with the nectar eating bats and invite them over for dinner. In return its guests help spread its pollen.

I have not yet seen a talking tree, although I heard something like that in this forum. :D
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Re: At last! A talking vine

Postby CrowSan » Aug 01 2011 10:25 am

Here's the NewScientist link to this if anyone is interested. ... nline-news
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