Pollia condensata ('marble berry') a wild plant that grows in the forests of Ethiopia and other African countries and which can’t be eaten raw, cooked or turned into a beverage, has metallic fruit which stay a vibrant blue for years or even decades after being picked. Scientists have discovered that the fruit has no pigment at all and uses nanoscale-sized structures to produce the most intense color ever studied in biological tissue. Image via PNAS. via smithsonianmag #Pollia_condensata

This African Fruit Produces the World’s Most Intense Natural Color

odditiesoflife: “ The Most Intense Color of Any Living Thing on Earth Also known as the marble berry, Pollia condensata is a wild plant that grows in the forests of several African countries. The.

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Basket raised beds - I can't help but think the dirt would fall out in between the weaving.

Discover the incredible benefits of Fennel Essential oil. The East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies with Jade Shutes. #aromatherapyeducation #aromatherapy #essentialoils #lovewhatyoudo #dowhatyoulove #naturalhealth #herbs #aromaticmedicine #essentialoilchemistry

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Can you believe that this fuchsia (also known as the Rose of Castile) was photographed in the Garden Conservancy of Alcatraz Island? This land is a national park, and holds much more than just the prison it is famous for. (Photo: Shelagh Fritz)

Can you believe that this fuchsia (also known as the Rose of Castile) was photographed in the Garden Conservancy of Alcatraz Island? This land is a national park, and holds much more than just the prison it is famous for.

Lemon Expression by Hand 1922  East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies with Jade Shutes. #aromatherapyeducation #aromatherapycertification #essentialoils #dowhatyoulove #essentialoilchemistry #aromaticmedicine

Lemon Expression by Hand 1922 East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies with Jade Shutes.

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