Samara (fruit) facts for kids
- The seed can be in the centre of the wing, like the elms and the hoptree.
- The seed can be on one side, with the wing extending to the other side, making the seed self rotate it falls.
- Ralph Lorenz 2006. Spinning flight: dynamics of frisbees, boomerangs, samaras and skipping stones, , Copernicus New York. ISBN: 0-387-30779-6
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The hoptree (Ptelea trifoliata)
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