Sunday, August 21, 2011

Labiate

A sea creature influenced by lippy flowers may seem odd, but I ask you, is it (or anything) really any odder than the Sarcastic Fringehead!?
(Thanks to comic creator/arcane animal sleuth Isaac for introducing me to that one!)

This Curiotype is brought to you by the letter L.

Photoshop with text from Gray's Introduction to Structural & Systemic Botany, 1876


7 comments:

  1. Indeed, Terry, it is an "L" of a kisser!

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  2. Wow! BIG little fish!! Dramatic and fun!

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  3. Wow, I loved the link to the sarcastic fringe head...isn't Mother Nature amazing? This is fabulous....you're original each and every time!

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  4. Thanks, Elizabeth & Sarah-- try as I might, I can't out-odd Mother Nature!

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  5. I don't know how big is this specimen but it seems to me quite big. But if your Labiate use a lipstick.......I am wondering how many cochineals have to be dried and boiled ........... :D

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  6. I'm happy to report that these lips are 100% au naturel. Save the cochineals!

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