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The molecular mechanisms for a spectrum of dahlias are well known, but it wasn't until now scientists understood the black-red coloring of the rarer version of the flower.
By Anne Thompson LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - It's damned tough for even big-name filmmakers to get a movie made these days. It helps to be a versatile jack-of-all-trades, someone who can play the studio game and make the occasional compromise.
If the upcoming movies "Hollywoodland" and "The Black Dahlia" prove anything, it's that making a movie set in old Los Angeles ain't what it used to be.
Dahlia is a genus of bushy, summer and autumn flowering, tuberous perennials. They are originally from Mexico and also the national flower of that country. In 1872 a box of Dahlia roots were sent from Mexico to the Netherlands. Only one plant survived the trip, but produced spectacular red flowers with pointed petals. Nurserymen bred from this plant, which was named Dahlia juarezii with parents of Dahlias discovered earlier and these are the progenitors of all modern Dahlia hybrids. Ever...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.