hello again! i'm just going to send this other ask as another thank you for telling me the flower names (on multiple posts). it's really great of you oh my god.

Aww you’re welcome ^///^ I am happy to help with recognizing plants where I can~

pitchpine:

As I’ve been very interested, and consequently focus my thesis research on, variegation and albinism in sugarcane, I was thrilled to find this this yellow-green sport from an otherwise viridis stool. A sport is a (plant with a) transmissible somatic mutation not arising from sexual reproduction. I brought the stalk back with me to the station and propagated it asexually, where I now have plenty of young variegated plants. 

pitchpine:

As I’ve been very interested, and consequently focus my thesis research on, variegation and albinism in sugarcane, I was thrilled to find this this yellow-green sport from an otherwise viridis stool. A sport is a (plant with a) transmissible somatic mutation not arising from sexual reproduction. I brought the stalk back with me to the station and propagated it asexually, where I now have plenty of young variegated plants. 

cactguy:

Ferocactus wislizeni / Fishhook barrel cactusDesert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

cactguy:

Ferocactus wislizeni / Fishhook barrel cactus
Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

hammerfistninja:

if you ever doubt the amount of collateral damage that team RWBY would cause, just remember that Ruby blew out a storefront window, Yang burned down a bar, Blake and Sun led a giant mech down a highway full of traffic, and Weiss then coated that highway with a layer of ice

Also the time that Weiss set the forest on fire. One can’t forget about that too.

fearless60:

ready for vino tinto par favour.

Hey, you seem really knowledgeable about plants. If I submited to you a picture of one of my house plants would you be able to help me figure out what kind of plant it is? (Or you can go and see my post about it here: mashkwi(.)tumblr(.)com/tagged/plants )

mashkwi:

houseplantjournal:

Hi mashkwi - sure, I can try.  But perhaps you can ask others like kihaku-gato and pitchpine, who are quite good with plant identification.

Ah thank you! Here are pictures of my house plant

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As you can see in this last picture, it can grow to be REALLY TALL. No matter how many times it breaks, it’ll grow new roots and make as many plants like this as I can pot. I don’t know what it is and I am a little worried about putting them outside for sun baths because I fear it might be a non-indigenous invasive species. I certainly have not seen any of these plants outside here… The top of the plants are dark green with silver details and the underside is usually red but sometimes purple or just green… 

I would really appreciate knowing what kind of plant this is! Thank you for your help if you can! 

kihaku-gato pitchpine

Holy crackerjacks that’s one HUGE Begonia OAO; I have never seen one so ginormous! Unless you live in a tropical climate (and plant it out in the ground vs keeping it in a flowerpot) it is very very unlikely that it’ll become invasive if at all. Begonias come in several types and forms are commonly grown in temperate climates as annuals though really they are tender perennials, and are intolerant of cold frosty winters.

I disagree with houseplantjournal on it being a Rex Begonia, as Rexes are rhizomatous, don’t grow that tall, and have super colourful foliage (also Rexes have a reputation of being fussy, so I’d find it really odd to see one thriving so well in such a situation).

Judging from it’s monstrous height, long skinny stems, and ease of growth, I’d think it’s a type of Cane Begonia (Also known as Angelwing Begonias by some).

Beyond that I cannot narrow down to what kind of Cane Begonia you have as there is a wide list of varieties and cultivars of Begonias (even among the Cane Type) so unless you have a begonia specialist take a looksee it’d be pretty hard to even guess what cultivar of Cane Begonia it is. If you really want to get a further ID as well as care for it I’d suggest you ask someone at the Begonia Forum section at the GardenWeb Forums as someone over there might know.

Do us people with Autism fear time (classes at 12), or do we fear the uncertainty of time (getting to classes at 12 on time despite varying factors)?

Tension-worn Kihaku asks the odd questions…

Guess it just came up in my head today since I’m trying to find the deep origin of my current stresses and I was remembering a High School classmate who also had Autism. When not working on any tasks she always asked one question towards her EA teacher: “And then?”

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biodiverseed:

The sheer number and diversity of corn varieties never ceases to amaze. We can thank the indigenous plant breeders of Mesoamerica for that.
It’s really too bad most of it that makes it to the table is in the form of high fructose corn syrup.
#corn

biodiverseed:

The sheer number and diversity of corn varieties never ceases to amaze. We can thank the indigenous plant breeders of Mesoamerica for that.

It’s really too bad most of it that makes it to the table is in the form of high fructose corn syrup.

#corn

str-y:

2014.05.05 宝塚市 長谷牡丹園 牡丹 そろそろ彼岸花を撮りに行きたい。

rosamutabilis:

Iceland poppies

rosamutabilis:

Iceland poppies

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