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2009-11-13 13:10:00

Bolivia's Chacaltaya range has succumbed to the precipitous melting of glaciers.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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