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2014-04-09 23:31:08

Costa Farms’ O2 For You: Houseplants with a Purpose showcases the best 5 houseplants to clean indoor air, boost well-being, and add beauty to indoor spaces. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 This year celebrate Earth Day with a houseplant that keeps giving all year. Houseplants may be thought of as décor accents; however they’re far more than pretty faces. Over the last 20 years, NASA research has proven that certain houseplants remove Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) from...

2014-02-14 23:25:36

Say “I Love You” with just the right plant for your sweetheart. Miami, Fl (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Flowering plants provide a breath of fresh air on Valentine's Day, which happens to be in the dead of winter. While a dozen red roses is the standard floral gift to say “I Love You,” there are other options that keep the show going on longer. “Cut flowers are certainly beautiful, but they only last so long," says Costa Farms’ garden expert Justin Hancock. “When you...

2014-02-13 23:27:24

Say “I love you” with this unique gift guide from the garden gurus at Garden Media Group. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Anyone can give roses on Valentine's Day. This year, think outside the flower box with gifts that say "I love you" for months to come — a message every Valentine wants to hear. “Everyone loves to receive roses,” says Katie Dubow, creative director at Garden Media. “But if you gave roses last year, and the one before, it might be...

2012-02-22 08:00:00

The Biota Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com publishes insights into specific subjects of all areas of natural science. The latest review covers Anthurium, which is a large genus of over 800 flowering plant species, belonging to the arum family (Araceae); Camelia, which is a genus of flowering plants in the family Theaceae, which can be found in eastern and southern Asia; and Heifers, which are young female cows under three years of age before having calves of their own. Mannheim, Germany...

Utah Botanist Finds Smaller Amorphophallus Species
2012-02-08 04:57:01

New plant species from Madagascar smells like roadkill The famed "corpse flower" plant — known for its giant size, rotten-meat odor and phallic shape — has a new, smaller relative: A University of Utah botanist discovered a new species of Amorphophallus that is one-fourth as tall but just as stinky. The new species, collected on two small islands off Madagascar, brings to about 170 the number of species in the genus Amorphophallus, which is Greek for "misshapen penis"...

2011-06-27 15:11:14

Study of pH in anthurium spathe provides clues to generating blues Flower color in plants is determined by pigments such as aurones, anthocyanins, and carotenoids. Research has found that the ultimate color displayed is dependent not only on the pigment present, but also on other factors, including cell shape, presence of metal ions, and pH, among others. Information about the role of pH in creating color has allowed plant geneticists to engineer new hues, adding to the beauty and diversity...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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