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Opuntia aciculata

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By Hywel


Opuntia aciculata

An areole with many sharp glochids, that can become stuck in your fingers :o(



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very good close up... they do look sharp indeed.. it must be a form of protection...is that right Hywel..

15 Nov, 2013

 

Yes I believe you are right. They stop any animals eating it, and therefore act as protection :o)

15 Nov, 2013

 

:-))

15 Nov, 2013

 

Great close up Hywel - sharp in both senses of the word! :o)

15 Nov, 2013

 

I was surprised it came out so well lol

16 Nov, 2013

 

That is a beautiful photo. reminds me vaguely of a sea urchin.

16 Nov, 2013

 

:o)

16 Nov, 2013



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