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The Green Planet | Clip | The Plant that Makes Its Home on a Cactus

Tristerix seeds travel in bird droppings, when they land on a cactus they grow long probe-like stems, that latch onto the cactus body and inject it with parasitic threads. A year later Tristerix bursts out of the cactus skin as a bloom of beautiful flowers that attract hummingbird pollinators.

S1 E4 | 0:03:16 | AIRED: 7/27/2022 |
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