Geosirus a pale and beautiful plant is newly discovered in the Daintree Rainforest of Far North Queensland.
The secrets of its continued existence are definitely worth reading if you have a fascination for all things humous and humorous.
Elizabeth Joyce, a Phd Candidate at James Cook University, Queensland, became very, shall we say intimate with Geosirus while visiting our steamy Australian rainforest. Joyce’s has exposed a raunchy, some say scandalous, behavior among the Geosirus rhizomes, fungi and trees.
It all happens in the half light, under the soft and moist leaf beds of the rain forest floor.
See Elizabeth Joyce’s fascinating article about Geosirus, an early contender for 2019’s sexiest plant.
Discoveries in the Daintree
The steady current of new discoveries in the Daintree Rainforest is astounding. When you consider it has existed virtually unchanged for millions of years, its reasonable to think man would have found it all by now!
But no. This World Heritage listed national park continues to reveal a bounty of secrets to those who love to observe nature up close.
If you are ever fortunate enough to travel to this unique part of Australia, make sure to allow enough time.
Take your time to walk the trails, breath in the forest, dwell in the silence.
Discover more of your world.
Come and stay. You’ll need more than a day.