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Female jojoba flowers (Simmondsia chinensis). The seeds of this shrub contain a commercially useful oil (a liquid wax), which is commonly used in the cosmetic industry. It is also been tested as a biofuel for motor vehicles. This species is dioecious, with male and female flowers produced on separate plants.
Model release not required. Property release not required.