Blue plants are wondrous and not just because they’re like something on the set of ‘Avatar’

by Rashmee

Posted on August 20, 2020


News that ‘Current Biology’ has unveiled research on a blue shrub, a relatively uncommon colour in plants, reminded me of the Blue Java banana seeds my neighbour recently gave me. ‘Current Biology’ describes the Mediterranean Viburnum tinus shrub’s blue fruit colour and posits that it “could serve as an honest signal of nutritional lipid content” … Continue reading “Blue plants are wondrous and not just because they’re like something on the set of ‘Avatar’”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK