botanical oddities & cryptobotany

explorable: fractal patterns in botany: exactly what it says on the tin

hebenon: botanical substance described by shakespeare

magnetic saguaro cacti: fake but super gruesome spooky tale from 1899

man-eating plants: do they exists?

plant perception: no, plants cannot see and this is why.

star jelly: unknown gelatinous substance, probably remnants of amphibian decomposition, or some-sort of algae/mold species... but all true, reported since the middle ages!

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