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Oboe Reeds

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2016 Quiz

10. Parts of which plant
are used in oboe reeds?  

 A - The desert plant,
Welwitschia mirabilis
which lives for over 500 years
and has only two leaves.

D - The giant grass
Arundo donax which is often seen growing as a weed  in southern Europe.

C - The mysterious and rare orchid  Rhizanthella gardneri
which lives entirely underground,
and even flowers underground.

B - The deadly animal-eating plant Dionaea muscipula which catches unsuspecting insects.