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2009-06-20 08:32:38

German botanists working in the rainforests of Ecuador have discovered a plant that “pretends” to be ill. The plant fakes its illness to prevent attacks by mining moths, which would eat the plants’ otherwise healthy leaves.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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