In the research world revealed the phenomenon of plants, obladayuschie opportunity to shoot their own seed at a distance of about 20 meters.
It should be noted that the above phenomenon was given the name Hamamelis mollis, which is interpreted as witch hazel. The etymology of the name of the representative of the vegetable world should not cause fear because this nation from prehistoric times was characterized by knowledge of sorcery. About it reports the edition Liga news Russia.
First Australians came across a plant that preceded the dinosaurs.
The aforementioned witch hazel is capable of firing seeds whose speed in flight reaches 12 meters per second. Only this velocity is not modern weapons, and the musket of the 19th century. When takes place a year after pollination in plants, is aging of solid fruit. When the seeds come out, one of their layers of the fetus is compressed like a spring, but at the same time, there is a simultaneous extension of the bowels.
It this way the middle part of experiencing the powerful impact that becomes a prerequisite for crushing of departure in the environment. According to preliminary calculations, the speed of rotation of the fruit reaches 26,000 rpm.