| Beschorneria septentrionalis
pushes up an impressive flower spike which splendidly complements the surrounding
exotic foliage; in its later stages the spike becomes less imposing. Beschorneria
is related to the agaves and, like them, is also monocarpic. But
by the time one rosette has flowered, others have grown to take its place and the clump continues to increase in size.
© Maciej Pomian-Srzednicki, 2008
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