These are not air bladders, but reproductive bodies at the tips of the branches. The haploid 'eggs' and 'sperm' are released directly into the sea, and fertilisation results in a diploid young pant.
Conjures up summer holidays gone by - lovely shot !
Greetings, Pedro M
Hi Neil, I'm pleased to remind you of summer holidays by the sea. Growing up in St.Andrews, I visited the seaside almost every day, it is one of my passions. You may want to check out some more photos to whet your appetite for the summer holidays to come this year :))
Very good and nice photo Amelia. Greetongs John.
Interesting shot Amelia. Just been reading the comments of the sexual activities of this naughty plant :-) Very well described Amelia.At first I had no idea what it was.Nicely taken. Regards, David
An M's-delight! ;-))
Everything you observe with love is beautiful....
Very interesting and beautiful shot Amelia! I like what Maja had to say.
very good shot, congratulations
best wishes, OLYMPIST
Very good composition, nice shot.
Greetings from Hungary, Viktor
Another great shot of your marine fauna and flora! I really like your views in the lower realms of the shore.
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