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Balanophora fungosa, Balanophora

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Balanophora fungosa

Balanophora
Family: Balanophoraceae
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeModerate waterRed/crimson/vinous flowers

Balanophora is a flowering plant that parasitizes roots of trees. Above-ground parts are small and distinctly fungus-like, while underground, the plants produce large tuberous growths without any discernable roots.





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