Dyckia reitzii seed pods
What is different here? What is unusual and uncommon?
Look the dried petals continue there!
Nothing is for free in nature and everything has a reason to exist.
Dyckia reitzii is a mountain dweller, it only exists above 900 meters up to 1700 meters high.
The dried petals are there to protect the sensitive seed po0ds from the severe sun burning!
Mountain flowres can be furry and also its leaves. Dyckia did not made furry seed pods but it invented petals that last as long as the seed pods.
This is science, finding out and sharing.
Hidden knowlegde does not exist!