11 August 2008

form follows function

Sunbury Great House Plantation / St. Philip, Barbados
The intricate formation on the margin of this leaf caught my eye while walking on the grounds of the Sunbury Great House sugar plantation originally built in 1660. It would appear that the tooth-type things are where tiny new blooms form but their unique shape and positioning makes me suspect they serve a more important function, as well.

2 comments:

Framed and Shot said...

Quite a collection. I like the creative naming, for me that makes me see the pictures in a different light.

exfactor said...

Thanks - I appreciate your stopping by!