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Orchid Discovered In Panama Named After Researcher

Orchid Discovered In Panama Named After Researcher

By Iqbal Pittalwala, University of California - Riverside 'Lophiaris silverarum' is known to grow only in central Panama One day about eight years ago, Katia Silvera, a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California, Riverside, and...

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2014-04-19 23:01:28

Recently, BambooIndustry.com, a leader in bamboo flooring products, has announced its site-wide bamboo product promotion with great discounts, up to 30%. The promotion is valid until May 12, 2014. (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, a leader in bamboo flooring products, has announced its site-wide bamboo product promotion with great discounts, up to 30%. The promotion is valid until May 12, 2014. BambooIndustry.com specializes in high-quality bamboo products, including...

2014-04-19 23:00:16

Today, BambooIndustry.com unveils its new bamboo plywood and bamboo panels, and announces that all these new items are offered at discounted rates now. (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 BambooIndustry.com is a leading bamboo product manufacturer, and it has been pushing for a greener future for more than 10 years. Today, it unveils its new bamboo plywood and bamboo panels, and announces that all these new items are offered at discounted rates now. The bamboo plywood and bamboo panels from this...

2014-04-18 08:21:58

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The USA made pure rhodiola rosea product Perfect Rhodiola Rosea as the Best Rhodiola Value for the third( )consecutive year by HealthFoodPost.com. The selection criteria included quality, purity, ingredients and overall price value. Click here for more information http://healthfoodpost.com/rhodiola-rosea/ The Perfect brand rhodiola rosea product is unique in that it is made with from authentic, pure rhodiola rosea root from the...

2014-04-18 08:21:29

Details about the contest are available online at CorkFloorDesign.com NEW YORK, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globus Cork Inc. has announced the winner of its 1(st) Annual Globus Cork Floor Design Competition. Ms. Carlotta Valsecchi, a student at the NY School of Interior Design (NYSID) is this year's winner. Ms. Valsecchi is in her final year of the BFA Interior Design program at NYSID. Globus Cork Vice President Jennifer Biscoe said, "We're happy to congratulate Ms. Valsecchi on...

2014-04-17 23:14:18

Recently, BothBest, a leading bamboo flooring manufacturer from China, has now unveiled its new designs of bamboo floors, and announces these new products are available at discounts, up to 30% off. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Recently, BothBest, a leading bamboo flooring manufacturer from China, has now unveiled its new designs of bamboo floors, and announces these new products are available at discounts, up to 30% off. BothBest is devoted to designing and offering premium quality bamboo...

2014-04-16 08:24:21

LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 100% Cork (www.100percentcork.org), a global campaign to raise awareness of cork's environmental benefits, today announced that it is launching a social media campaign in honor of Earth Day to help plant cork oak saplings in Melgaco, Portugal. The campaign is being run in partnership with two projects (Common Forest and Green Cork) of Portugal's biggest environmental organization, QUERCUS-Associacao Nacional de Conservacao da Natureza. Cork...

2014-04-15 23:13:58

‘Like’ Longfield Gardens on Facebook for a chance to win a variety of dahlias perfect for border gardens. Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dahlias offer a world of possibilities. Used en masse or planted alongside annuals and perennials, border dahlias, add a bold, late summer punch that no other flower can. Beginning April 14, bulb-lovers across the country can enter for a chance to win a variety of melody and gallery dahlias in Longfield Garden’s Facebook contest, the Border...

2014-04-12 23:02:37

Taskba Flowers, a global flower delivery service, now sends floral orders to people for all occasions within not only the United States and Canada, but to most international locations as well. (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 An established leader in florist services, Taskba Flowers has expanded its flower delivery services worldwide. The online flower delivery store is one of North America’s largest and continues to stay up-to-date on the latest trends, techniques, and advances in products and...

2014-04-09 23:01:48

Don't miss the amazing display of color that happens only a brief time each year in Pine Mountain, Ga. Pine Mountain, GA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The peak of azalea season has arrived. Both the Overlook Azalea Garden and the Callaway Brothers Azalea Bowl are at peak bloom for this weekend and into to near future. In addition, dogwoods, redbuds, red buckeye, spring wildflowers and more are in bloom, too. The native azaleas will be very impressive as well. For a glance at what they look...

Tracking Movement Of Sugar In Plants
2014-04-09 12:22:18

By Karen McNulty Walsh, Brookhaven National Laboratory A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by scientists at the University of Queensland, Australia, overturns a long-held theory in plant science. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory who are co-authors on this paper conducted critical radiotracer studies that support the new theory that plant sugars play a dominant role in regulating branching at...


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Tenasserim Pine, Pinus latteri
2014-04-18 08:32:01

Tenasserim pine (Pinus latteri) is an evergreen that is native to Mainland Southeast Asia. This tree grows in the mountains of southeastern Burma, northern Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam as well as on the island of Hainan in China. This tree was named after the Tenasserim Hills located between Myanmar and Thailand. The Tenasserim pine generally grows at altitudes of 1312-3281 feet with some growing lower around 328 feet and some growing as high as 3937 feet. This tree is considered...

Sumatran Pine, Pinus merkusii
2014-04-17 13:47:45

Sumatran pine (pinus merkusii) is an evergreen native to Southeast Asia, primarily in Indonesia and in the mountains of northern Sumatra. Stands of Sumatran pine can also be found in Mount Kerinci and Mount Talang in central Sumatra, on Mindoro in the Philippines, and in western Luzon in the Zambales mountains. The Sumatra pine is the only species of the Pinaceae family growing south of the equator. The Sumatra pine grows primarily at altitudes of 1,300-4,900 feet but can grow as low as...

Spruce Pine, Pinus glabra
2014-04-17 13:33:21

Spruce pine (Pinus glabra) grows along the coastline of the southern United States, from South Carolina to Florida and west to Louisiana. The Spruce pine rarely grows in pure stands, most often it is found inter dispersed among mixed hardwoods. This pine grows best in damp acidic soil, swamp to river, as well as in shady areas. The pine grows best in the hot and humid weather found in the southern hemisphere as well as tolerating mild winters. This pine also goes by the names cedar pine,...

Scots Pine
2014-04-14 10:50:20

Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) is the only native pine to Europe and Asia and was introduced in New Zealand and the colder climates of North America. The Scots pine grows at sea level to 3281 feet in the northern regions and 3937-8530 feet in the south. The Scots pine grows to heights of 114 feet with a trunk that is just over three feet through. The bark is thick and dark grey-brown on the lower trunk with the upper trunk having bark that is thin and orange. The trunk is long and straight...

Austrian Pine, Pinus nigra
2014-02-26 10:11:45

Austrian pine (Pinus nigra), also known as the European Black Pine, grows in southern Mediterranean Europe from Spain to the Crimea, in Asia Minor and on Corsica/Cyprus. This pine can also be found in North Africa in the high mountains. The Austrian pine grows from sea level up to 6,600 feet and is most prevalent at the 820 – 5,200 foot level. This tree is considered to be an invasive species in New Zealand. The Austrian pine is an evergreen growing 66-180 feet tall growing as much as...

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