Observation 96979: Non-fungal

When: 2011-07-23

Collection location: San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica [Click for map]

Who: sciencelooper

No specimen available

Notes:
I apologize for the poor quality of the photo. This was observed in a cloud forest about 7200 ft. elevation. It seemed to attract a lot of flies.

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Parasitic
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2012-06-12 06:49:29 PDT (-0700)

plant which could be a member of the Balanophoraceae. 17 genera according to Watson and Dallwitz (http://delta-intkey.com/angio/www/balanoph.htm)

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