History of Botany

A diagram of a eudicot, which is the most common type of plant

Our world is filled with a wide variety of plants, and each has a unique characteristic. Even before pre-historic times, plants are already present in our world, and throughout the years, people continue to take advantage of this incredible creation. Because of the diversity of plants, some people dedicate their lives to … Read more

Weirdest Trees in the World

Weirdest Trees in the World

Almost all land creatures, including us humans, have largely benefited from trees. They provide us with oxygen, shade, and food. They absorb carbon, cleaning the air in the process. They also help in stabilizing the soil and in cutting down soil erosion. The trees and the forests provide a habitat for several … Read more

The Deadliest Plants on Earth

The Deadliest Plants on Earth

There are hundreds (if not thousands) of poisonous plants and a lot of them are deadly. Having some knowledge about these plants are beneficial so that you could avoid eating them or touching them, or even just getting accidentally brushed with them. 1. Nightshades (Solanaceae) The name of this family of plants … Read more

Largest Flowers on Earth

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The largest flowers on this list are far from common garden varieties (except for the sunflower). Apart from being unusually large, some of them have strange appearances and two of them even have an awful smell! Aside from the size, the immensity of these flowers may also be judged by their massive … Read more

Interesting Facts About Flowers

Interesting Facts About Flowers | Did You Know Science

Apart from the amazing range of appearance and color, there are far more interesting things you should know about flowers! Keep on clicking to discover the more fascinating facts about blooms… Although that “magic” has yet to be proven, the lady’s mantle (Alchemilla vulgaris) has otherwise long been used as a medicinal … Read more