The buttercup family aka Ranunculaceae are considered to be very simple flowers (since their flower parts are separate instead of fused). One of their defining characteristics are three or more hooked pistils, often on a cone like structure at the center of the flower... I made this illustration a while back. Drawing reference from live creeping buttercup.
What is it about playing with light I find so enthralling? I guess the patterns created by the reflections of light through blinds here aren't exactly moire patterns, but do have a similar effect. ❤😍❤
Dicots are plants that germinate with two seed leaves and grow to have net veins (including beans, roses, mustards and many more). Monocots are plants that germinate with only one seed leaf and grow to have parallel veins (including lillies, grasses, orchids and many more).
"... after centuries of trying to classify every living thing on the planet, scientists haven't been able to agree on a perfect definition of what constitutes a species. The problem is, that there are degrees of variation among all plants and animals, and scientists have to determine when a varient constitutes diversity within a species or warrents classification as an entirely separate species. " Thomas J. Elpel, from his book Roadmap to Reality, illustrated by me.