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NASAs Fruit Fly Lab making debut aboard International Space

NASA's Fruit Fly Lab making debut aboard International Space Station

Provided by Gianine M. Figliozzi, NASA Ames Research Center The most advanced system to date for studying fruit flies in space, NASA's Fruit Fly Lab, is making its debut aboard the International Space Station. The Fruit Fly Lab-01 mission,...

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Symbol: VAPL2 Group: Monocot Family: Orchidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N PR    N VI    N Synonyms:   VAFR Vanilla fragrans (Salisb.) Ames Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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Symbol: TRPO5 Group: Monocot Family: Orchidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N PR    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering...

2012-06-14 08:19:11

Symbol: TRGE Group: Monocot Family: Orchidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   TRCU2 Triphora cubensis (Rchb. f.) Ames Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

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Symbol: SPTU Group: Monocot Family: Orchidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   SPGR6 Spiranthes grayi Ames   SPTUG Spiranthes tuberosa Raf. var. grayi (Ames) Fernald Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, KS, KY, LA, MA, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA Classification:       Kingdom  ...

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Symbol: SPOC Group: Monocot Family: Orchidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   SPCEO Spiranthes cernua (L.) Rich. var. ochroleuca (Rydb.) Ames   SPST2 Spiranthes ×steigeri Correll Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IN, KY, NJ, NY, PA, TN, VA, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.