15 September 2009

Agave inflorescence

These are pictures of an agave that has flowered. Agaves bloom once every 7-20 years or so. Thereafter the main plant dies and is succeeded by off shoots or new plants at the flower tips.
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Keep your eyes open on the country side as the monsoons slowly start receding. Nature continues to surprise us...

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