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Eugenia pseudopsidium Jacq Christmas cherry
2012-06-15 08:32:53

Symbol: EUPS Group: Dicot Family: Myrtaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: EugeniapseudopsidiumJacq. distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta...

Cylindropuntia leptocaulis DC FM Knuth Christmas cactus
2012-06-18 04:18:43

Symbol: CYLE8 Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   OPLE Opuntia leptocaulis DC.   Christmas cactus Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, NM, OK, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom...

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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