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Mother of Thousands

April 16, 2012

My little plantie has plantlets!

My plant is a Mother of Thousands (Kalanchoe daigremontiana), which I got as a freebie from the American Society of Plant Biologists meeting last August.  It reproduces asexually by making baby plantlets on the edges of its leaves.  Eventually, the baby plantlets will fall off and form new plants that are genetically identical to the original Mother of Thousands.

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  1. April 16, 2012 8:36 AM

    That is an awesome plant! I had no idea something like that existed in the plant world.

    I started following you from Freshly Pressed the other day, I’m a fellow fantasy writer as well (sci-fi and I only get along in the reading aspect, sadly).

    I’m assuming “podcast novel” is exactly what it sounds like?

    • April 16, 2012 10:33 AM

      Yeah, they’re pretty much what they sound like. Nice blog, by the way.

  2. April 19, 2012 8:58 AM

    We call it “Pathor Kuchi” in Bangladesh but I never managed to find out the actual English name for it. Glad to find it here without any effort. Thank you very much for sharing it.

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