poetry and sometimes other things
07 August 2011
I thought this was milkweed, that camels eat, but the seeds of milkweed look like this:
Steven J. Baskauf
So I am fairly sure it is a choko, or Sechium edule, seeing it definitely came off a vine. If so, the fruits must be harvested young to be esculent.
Curtis Botanical Magazine
, London 1917
Very spongiform interior had my subject. The white wings are extremely spry, catching the slightest breath of wind to fly, but I have not seen it travel with a seed.
I am certain a camel would eat whatever it is.
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