Weekly Photo Challenge: Launch


Pterocarpus indicus

Meet the fruits of the Narra tree (Pterocarpus indicus)…

(The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species put the Narra species in the Vulnerable conservation status.)

Kenji holding Narra seeds

…my 2nd grader nephew named Kenji brought these home from school…

…and he demonstrates how to launch the pods…

…and concludes that the flat 4–6 cm diameter wing of each pod causes the fruit to propel in the air…

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10 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Launch

  1. I have a Page set up for all who signed up HERE for the Project 365 Challenge A LIST OF (Participants so far)!  ♥Thank You all♥
    If you have not signed up it’s not too late – I created a INLINKZ on my sidebar I will check daily.

    If anyone has any questions please go to the tab that says CONTACT and you will be able to email me any questions you may have.

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