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2010-08-19 06:40:00

HONOLULU, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate its 2-year anniversary HawaiiGaga.com is giving away 15 pairs of Bishop Museum tickets through an online contest. The contest asks participants to explore HawaiiGaga.com to uncover the answers to a series of trivia questions.

2010-07-28 12:43:00

BISHOP'S STORTFORD, Hertfordshire, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Displaysense has announced a large rise in sales of their book holders and literature stands since Apple launched their new flagship products; the iPhone 4 and the iPad.

2010-07-01 09:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Bishop Ron Allen is backed by faith based leaders in opposition to the NAACP's position on the legalization of marijuana.

2010-06-29 06:25:00

According to a survey published Monday in the Archives of Internal Medicine, ninety percent of physicians say doctors over-test and over-treat patients to protect themselves from malpractice lawsuits.

2010-06-21 15:46:58

A new doctoral thesis in history from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, concludes that a person interested in becoming a Swedish bishop in the 1900s had to be careful not to appear too anxious.

2010-06-07 08:00:00

Bishop Carlton Pearson, keynote speaker, leads an impressive line-up at this much-anticipated event, hosted by Rev. Ike's son, Bishop Xavier Eikerenkoetter, and featuring musical performer Vickie Winans, plus gospel recording artists J.J.

2010-04-09 08:30:00

HUNTINGTON, Indiana, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- With Los Angeles' current archbishop, Cardinal Roger Mahony, retiring in February 2011, Pope Benedict XVI has named Mexican-born Archbishop Jose Gomez of San Antonio to succeed him.

2010-03-29 14:40:00

In the ruins of a city that was once Rome's neighbor, archaeologists last summer found a 1,000-pound lead coffin.

2010-03-20 20:18:00

House leadership ignoring pro-life members for essential changes in the legislation Won't even try to address the serious problems on abortion funding Ignoring conscience protection and fair treatment of immigrants. WASHINGTON, March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

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Needles and cones, Bishop Pine, Pinus muricata
2014-04-18 10:20:50

Bishop pine (Pinus muricata) grows on or near the coast in California and Mexico; becoming endangered in Mexico. This tree also goes by the name of prickle cone pine, bull pine, Obispo pine, Santa Cruz pine and dwarf marine pine. This pine relies on the dense fog from the coast for its water supply as well as rainwater. This pine is also highly dependent on forest fires for future regeneration and may become extinct with the prevention of forest fires in its region. The Bishop pine grows...

2012-06-14 03:35:38

Symbol: ZYSE Group: Fern Family: Grammitidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   GRSE Grammitis sectifrons (Kunze ex Mett.) Seymour   POSE12 Polypodium sectifrons Kunze ex Mett. Distribution: Zygophlebiasectifrons(Kunze ex Mett.) Bishop distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division  ...

2012-06-14 04:12:14

Symbol: ZYGOP2 Group: Fern Family: Grammitidaceae Distribution: ZygophlebiaBishop distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family   Grammitidaceae – Kihi Fern family Genus   Zygophlebia Bishop – octopus fern

2012-06-14 13:00:20

Symbol: PIMU Group: Gymnosperm Family: Pinaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   PIMUB2 Pinus muricata D. Don ssp. borealis Axelrod ex Silba     PIMUS2 Pinus muricata D. Don ssp. stantonii Axelrod ex Silba     PIMUB Pinus muricata D. Don var. borealis Axelrod ex Farjon   Bishop pine   PIMUM Pinus muricata D. Don var. muricata   Bishop pine   PIMUR2 Pinus muricata D....

2012-06-15 06:58:51

Symbol: HIDI Group: Dicot Family: Malvaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: HI    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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