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Cytinus ruber this is how it looks in full bloom: <br />
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a parasite on the roots of the hairy rockrose. here the flowers are still closed, and it looks like little red pomegranates. when they open, they are white. <br />
this is the Hairy rockrose: <br />
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Cytinus ruber

this is how it looks in full bloom:
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73331

a parasite on the roots of the hairy rockrose. here the flowers are still closed, and it looks like little red pomegranates. when they open, they are white.
this is the Hairy rockrose:

Cistus creticus - Hairy Rockrose  Cistus creticus,Geotagged,Hairy Rockrose,Israel,Winter

    comments (2)

  1. AWESOME! I absolutely love parasitic plants! So interesting! Posted 7 months ago
    1. thank you :-) I really like these ones :-)
      Posted 7 months ago

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A species of parasitic plant in the Cytinaceae family.

Similar species: Malvales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Yael Orgad

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Uploaded Jan 26, 2019. Captured Mar 15, 2018 10:32 in Abba Khoushy Ave, Nesher, Israel.
  • COOLPIX P600
  • f/3.8
  • 10/500s
  • ISO100
  • 6.3mm