Lithops: The Living Stone

Plants have many measures to save them from being eaten. For instance, the Dendrocnide moroides is a plant that is native to Australia. This plant employs the use of silica-tipped stinging hairs on its leaves – and it is infamous for having one of the most painful stings on the planet. Other plants such as castor beans contain potent toxins that can kill or maim. … Continue reading Lithops: The Living Stone