Latest Bromeliaceae Stories

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

New Endangered Tarantulas Discovered In Brazil
2012-10-31 04:39:58

A new paper, published in ZooKeys, describes nine new species from Central and Eastern Brazil, including four of the smallest arboreal species ever found.

2008-08-06 00:00:20

By JACOB BENNETT Courier & Press staff writer 464-7434 or bennettj@courierpress.com Inside Mesker Park Zoo's new Amazonia rain forest are 50 species of bromeliads, brilliant bloomers that adorn tree trunks, branches and even the rooftop of the research station.

2005-07-12 23:35:00

A new way to monitor the effects of climate change on rainforests is being investigated at Cambridge University. Researchers are using biomarkers in the shape of epiphytes ('air-plants' which grow on other plants) to find out how their photosynthesis and water evaporation have been affected by climate change over the last 50 years.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.