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African daisy

African daisy

African daisy (Osteospermum sp.), also known as "Pink Whirls." (Date of Image: January 2003) Credit: Photo by Jon Sullivan; courtesy PDPhoto.org.
Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human.

- Victor Hugo (1802 - 1885), French poet, dramatist, novelist.
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