Cigar leaf unfolding

Cigar leaf unfolding
Caption: Last stage of an unfolding cigar leaf. Each new banana leaf emerges from the center of the pseudostem as a tightly rolled cylinder (the cigar leaf) that can take from one to three weeks to unfold.
Keywords: Leaf
Date shot: August 2010
Locality: Chinandega
Country: Nicaragua
Region: Central America
Photographer: Chaput, Pascal
Resolution / Size: 800x1200px (458.05 KB)
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