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Posted by
MadScientist (Düsseldorf, Germany) on 9 June 2011 in Plant & Nature.

My old friend Dioscorea elephantipes didn't change much in three years. Flora, Cologne.

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon,, Canada

That really is quite amazing and it looks more so, probably like you show
it in black and white.

9 Jun 2011 6:59am

@Phil David Morris 2011: I'm growing a much smaller one in a pot. Will take some time until it's that big!

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

Interesting, I expect it's very old ?

9 Jun 2011 2:20pm

@Michael Fresh: I think so. I'm growing a small one in a pot (growing from seeds for almost four years), and it's still tiny.

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

What an interesting formation with great detail in the textures. I, too, got a little lost in your narrative from three years ago.....OOOPS!

9 Jun 2011 8:10pm

@Steven: See, it's really simple: ... ;-)

Christine Walsh from Astoria, NY, United States

Look at all that mathy-math, technical growth going on ;) Science is so cool! Oh, yeah, so is your photo.

11 Jun 2011 1:34am

@Christine Walsh: This is the blog of the Mad Scientist: look and learn! ;-)