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"Boquila"




  1. photo Scientists uncover strange 'chameleon' plant that changes leaf structure based on surroundingsScientists uncover strange 'chameleon' plant that changes leaf structure based on surroundingsNews
    to the rainforests of South America, known as Boquila trifoliolata, possesses an incredible natural ability to transform its leaves to match the shape, size and even texture of leaves from other plants, the amazingRead more

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Boquila

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Boquila is a monotypic genus of flowering plants in the family Lardizabalaceae, native to temperate forests of central and southern Chile and Argentina. The sole species is Boquila trifoliolata (DC.) Decne., known as Pilpil, Voqui, Voquicillo, Voquillo, Voqui blanco in Chile. It bears an edible fruit (Boquila berries).This species has been shown to be capable of mimicking the leaves of its...More