I AM CASUARINA
These woodheads would rather burn at the stake than be called pines or oaks.
LATERAL THOUGHTS IN SEARCH OF EVER MORE INTERESTING STORIES FROM BIOLOGY. Robin and the Honey Badger’s mission is to recharge biology with originality for you, the non-specialist reader. In this e-essay: Casuarinas would rather burn at the stake than be called pines or oaks. We give this family of trees and shrubs an opportunity to speak for itself about life, death, and stomatal aspirations. If a little green is good, a lot of green is not necessarily better. But a little fire of life, well, that is another matter. Join us as a plant lineage with a seemingly perverse approach to the next generation explains its nature in its own words.