ScienceDaily (July 1, 2009)
Credit: Prof. Gidi Ne'eman, University of Haifa
“A typical plant harvests more than 4,100 cm3 of water per year, and enjoys a water regime of about 427 mm/year, equivalent to the water supply in a Mediterranean climate. This is the first example of self-irrigation by large leaves in a desert plant, creating a leaf-made mini oasis.”
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