Sunbird feeding at at Rat-Tail.


  • Ah, the things a plant must do to get pollinated when there aren’t any hummingbirds around. There are South African species of Phygelius whose flowers bend down and back toward the main axis of the inflorescence so they can be reached by sunbirds perching there, but this inverts the flowers, and so to the positions of the anthers and stigma.

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