Jul 21, 2009

Dyckias: why do they split in two, three, four heads?

Dyckia sp from Chapada Diamantina-BA

They divide their heads to better control the humidity...

Dyckia retroflexa

...to better cope with their lover, The Sun.

Dyckia dawsoni

...to better catch the nutrients in their stomata.

Dyckia hebdingii

...to produce many more flowers.

Dyckia fosteriana

...to better hold the components of the substrate.

Dyckia fosteriana

...to better face and cope with the weather, like rain,wind...

Dyckia hybrid from Suzano-SP

...to better control their temperature.

Dyckia Bleeding Heart

...to never hold any water in their pit leaves.

Dyckia brevifolia

...to get bigger and bigger may be better.

Dyckia argentea

...to better cope with the enemies´attacks.

Dyckia monticola

...to initiate the clumping of many, many individuals.

Dyckia ibiramensis

...to duplicate without using seeds or sprouts.

Dyckia hebdingii

...to be gorgeous..

Dyckia fosteriana

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