total dependence

I spotted the dragon’s scale fern the other day at my friend’s garden just before I was about to leave.  I delayed my departure and took out my camera again and walked over to the palm tree by the edge of the garden to take a few shots of this interesting plant that grows on…

dependence

Dragon’s scale fern is an epiphyte. An epiphyte is a plant that does not take root in soil but grows non-parasitically upon another plant, usually a tree merely for physical support. It uses photosynthesis for energy and obtains moisture from the air or dampness from rain and cloud moisture on the surface of its host.…