Plants that Come From Unusual Seeds (12 pictures)
Most plants grow from seeds. This is why the seeds are so important.
There is many seedbanks worldwide. They stores seeds as a source for planting in case seed reserves elsewhere are destroyed. It is a type ofgene bank. The seeds stored may be food crops, or those of rare species to protect biodiversity. The reasons for storing seeds may be varied. In the case of food crops, many useful plants that were developed over centuries are now no longer used for commercial agricultural production and are becoming rare. Storing seeds also guards against catastrophic events like natural disasters, outbreaks of disease, or war. Unlike seed libraries or seed swaps that encourage frequent reuse and sharing of seeds, seedbanks are not typically open to the public. [via]
Some seeds are well know but some look amazing and unusual. In out opinion the Sequoia is the most impressive of all. Such a tiny seed and yet it turns into such a huge tree.