[Plant-biology] What strange seed is this??

Theo Griep griep at planet.nl
Fri Jul 29 16:13:16 EST 2005


http://home.planet.nl/~griep/seed.jpg


These StarWars-like seeds (I'm not sure these are seeds anyway...) where 
floating in a lake in France.
As hard as stone, 4 very sharp points each with small hooks on it.

Anyone knows if it is a seed, if so from what plant, and why it has this 
strange shape ('how is it supposed to work?') ?


Theo









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