[Plant-biology] unidentified seed pod

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Sat Feb 18 17:56:09 EST 2006


Its the fruit of the European water chestnut, Trapa natans.

http://gallery.cs.umb.edu/gallery/Trapa-Natans/TrapaNatansEuroWaterChestnut8


"Yoav Bergner" <bergner at gammafive.com> wrote in message 
news:mailman.1156.1140290565.29584.plantbio at net.bio.net...
>I apologize for the photo mishap, now posted here:
> http://www.gammafive.com/thepod/
>
> Thanks for references from some respondents, although I still haven't 
> found it.  I know two people who have collected similar pods, one in 
> Brooklyn on the harbor and one in Kingston NY on the Hudson river.   In 
> the latter instance, I'm told the shore was littered with them.
>
> Yoav.
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> On Feb 17, 2006, at 12:59 PM, Yoav Bergner wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>> New to the list, and I hope this is not an inappropriate request,  but 
>> I'm trying to identify a seed pod that a colleague of mine  found on the 
>> beach.  It's quite beautiful, about 1 inch by 1.5  inches; here are some 
>> pictures.
>> Thanks,
>> Yoav
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