A good Friday morning, everyone. The aloe is sprouting conical yellow blossoms. The winter birds and bees are mad for them - which is the immobile plant's idea so it might spread its seeds. https://t.co/WB08iMq5v6
#aloe it is #friday in fiery #red #succulents #waterwise #winter #flowering Attracting the #birds and #bees #simonstown #westerncape @ Murdoch Valley, Western Cape, South Africa https://t.co/5BSBIeHJwx
High levels of fecundity in small and isolated populations of a self-compatible Aloe pollinated by opportunistic birds and bees. https://t.co/QOKUYGavYI
Spectacular member of the Asphodelaceae (aloe), pollinated by birds and bees https://t.co/XozumIja5w
High levels of fecundity in small and isolated populations of a self‐compatible Aloe pollinated by opportunistic birds and bees - Patrick, Johnson, Duffy - 2018 - Plant Biology - https://t.co/L3AT4Fhf5k
Its another gorgeous morning - watching the last of the Aloe fest, birds and bees busily extracting what they can from the flowers.
Aloe blooms offer a tiny resistance to 6X by supporting some pollinators (=humming birds and bees) http://t.co/3G13OfSB0A