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Sand iris

Common NameEdit

Sand iris

Scientific NameEdit

Ammoiris tenuis

DescriptionEdit

This photobiont has a single slender stem with a row of jade-geen tubercles. I think the stem photosynthesizes and the tubercles serve some yet unknown purpose - I'm betting either reproduction or storing chemicals that make the photobiont taste unpleasant so grazers eat other things. --Jane Van Susteren, Exobiology Lead

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