NOW SOLVED: Guess what this is 3

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John

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NOW SOLVED: Guess what this is 3
« on: July 28, 2011, 10:30:06 AM »
Another detail of a plant.
« Last Edit: September 27, 2011, 07:25:47 PM by Alisdair »
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Re: Gues what this is 3
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2011, 01:42:00 PM »
It's lemon curd.
Definitely.
I can taste lemon merengue now!
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Re: Gues what this is 3
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2011, 04:17:11 PM »
Definitely not!
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Re: Gues what this is 3
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2011, 04:38:53 PM »
There's a hint of knopper gall about it, but the colour and (I suspect) scale are wrong.
Very teasing.
Good piccy.
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Re: Gues what this is 3
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2011, 10:05:15 PM »
It is perfectly normal tissue but obviously a close up.
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Re: Gues what this is 3
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2011, 05:11:29 AM »
Is it this before it opens?
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Re: Gues what this is 3
« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2011, 09:44:04 AM »
No but you are thinking along the right lines.
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« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2011, 02:50:52 PM »
Something in the Cucurbitaceae family then? It looks more like a sea anemone with very short tentacles
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Re: Gues what this is 3
« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2011, 06:04:25 PM »
No sorry wrong family. What I meant is it is a fruit of sorts.
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Re: Gues what this is 3
« Reply #9 on: July 30, 2011, 07:12:59 PM »
Could it be a loofah?
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« Reply #10 on: July 30, 2011, 09:48:51 PM »
Nope!
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« Reply #11 on: August 04, 2011, 10:42:29 PM »
At least this isn't a bulb so Oron should struggle with this one!
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Re: Gues what this is 3
« Reply #12 on: August 05, 2011, 07:53:56 AM »
Capparis fruit ?
don't know which species, but not C. spinosa (caper)
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« Reply #13 on: August 05, 2011, 07:57:50 AM »
We need a hint here
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« Reply #14 on: August 05, 2011, 04:07:05 PM »
Drosanthemum?
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