Feb 13, 2016

Dyckia gloriosa, it just fed on its leaf tips, it drunk them all

Dyckias have many tricks and many cards to play with in times of less.
Here a magnificent Dyckia gloriosa shows its drunken leaf tips.
a single whole week of scorching sun blasting and temperatures close to 40°C made this precious plant drink itself. This is the way the plant face times of terrible drought.
Dyckia leaves are succulent and full of water.
This is the way the plant realizes the miracle of surviving where and when no other plants dares to live. Here I show you  one of the many the magics Dyckias perform to stay alive.

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