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Parasitic plant Desert Hyacinth

By Savvas511    
Parasitic plant Desert Hyacinth
Other common names are: (Cistanche tubulosa, dhanoon, Tartuth) The last one Tartuth is the one I double checked with locals here and yes it exists and lives only a short time and Camels avoid it for some reason.,
Well, These are my Lead Image and Versions of this special desert Plant.
The reason I am sharing it with you with such pride is that I walked kilometres and kilometres and I met only a couple of them. GrinGrinGrin

Enjoy looking
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Savvas Stavrinos
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Tags: Travel Plant Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Parasitic Landscape and travel desert sand DESERT FLORA desert life Parasitic plant Desert Hyacinth

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idiabb 8 337 Greece
5 Mar 2017 5:59PM
Beautiful name for this colourful plant. Maybe it gains its nutritional needs from other plants, but surely make the desert look little bit more beautiful. Thanks for sharing. Ivana
Daisymaye Plus
14 25 24 Canada
6 Mar 2017 1:48AM
How strange that they can grow in the desert. Great set.
dimalexa 6 5 Greece
6 Mar 2017 2:10AM
Strange to grow in the desert, but nature has given them so harmonic colors with their enviroment, to be protected from any possible enemy. Great set, Savvas!
Dimitris
Spkr51 6 United States
6 Mar 2017 2:39AM
Beautiful flower bearing parasite plant, growing on roots of desert shrubs.
Great shot ***** SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
6 Mar 2017 3:00AM
They almost don't look real, Savvas. Great set.

Peter
6 Mar 2017 3:06AM
Great set of these desert plants. Well done Savvas.
WesternRed.
prabhusinha 15 5 5 India
6 Mar 2017 3:47AM
An awesome find. Never seen earlier. Thanks for sharing
Bantu 9 7 1 India
6 Mar 2017 6:05AM
Very good information,beautiful captures.

Vikram
nonur 14 18 13 Turkey
6 Mar 2017 6:46AM
How beautiful and extraordinary, Savvas! All are beautifully taken.
Badgerfred 15 39 Wales
6 Mar 2017 8:07AM
Fine set Savvas,
Fred.
bliba Plus
17 1 2 Austria
6 Mar 2017 8:48AM
wonder nature ...very well captured
brian17302 Plus
10 2 13 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2017 9:18AM
Great images, well found & captured Savvas
capto Plus
10 7.1k 33 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2017 11:03AM
Lovely to see such a rare plant.Smile

ivor
Chinga Plus
12 112 3 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2017 11:23AM
How very interesting Savvas, amazing what can grow in sand...
Four good learning images you present us...
Isabel GrinGrin
6 Mar 2017 11:45AM
Beautiful close-up images of this beautiful plant, Savvas.
Francis
6 Mar 2017 11:50AM
Great shot. Savvas!!.
Diego.
6 Mar 2017 1:58PM
Beautiful images
ColleenA Plus
10 505 11 Australia
6 Mar 2017 3:32PM
Wow...magnificent
Excellent capture of the colorful detail and great use of shallow depth
jocas 8 6 United Kingdom
11 Mar 2017 9:34AM
Beautiful images of this lovely looking and interesting desert plant Grin
13 Mar 2017 7:44AM
Amazing! Thought it was April the 1st for a moment there! Incredible how life finds a way. Definitely worthy of the awards! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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