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24 Solar Terms: 6 things you may not know about End of Heat

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2017-08-22 14:49

24 Solar Terms: 6 things you may not know about End of Heat

Night-blooming Cereus, by Deng Fen. [Photo/artron.net]

Time for night-blooming cereus

The night-blooming cereus is a flower full of mystery, which often blooms during the period of End of Heat. This is because the climate during End of Heat, characterized by warm days and cold nights, is similar to tropical deserts. Night-blooming cereus originates in the tropical deserts from Mexico to Brazil in South America. They blossom at night to avoid the blazing daytime sun.

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