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I’ve just learned about Diphylleia grayi, otherwise known as Skeleton Flower as its flowers turn translucent when they’re rained on

@dreadpirateyarr that's incredible. So do the petals go back to normal when they dry again?

@lapis yes! I’ve been trying to find out if I can buy them from somewhere lol

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I wonder what would be the advantage for this kind of adaptation.

@JennieLee I’m not sure! Apparently the petals are very thin and that’s why they’re see-through when they come into contact with water, I suppose in a similar way to very thin paper?

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