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Meconopsis manasluensis
2014-10-27 10:18:17

Meconopsis manasluensis is a red-flowered Himalayan poppy from the Papaveraceae family. It belongs to a subgenus called Discogyne, which makes up a natural grouping of 6 or 7 species characterized by a stylar disc surrounding the ovary. M. manasluensis is easily distinguished inside the subgenus Discogyne through its multiple flowering stems, which makes it differ greatly from the other species. All of the others inside the subgenus have a single prominent fleshy stem. The closely related...

Romneya
2014-10-27 10:02:00

Romneya is a genus of flowering plant. This genus is made up of only 2 species: Romneya coulteri and Romneya trichocalyx. This group of plants belongs to the poppy family, Papaveraceae. The species making up this genus may be referred to as Matilija poppies or commonly, Tree poppies. Plants in the Romneya genus typically grow around 8 feet tall. Its flowers may measure around 5 inches in diameter. The plants produce silvery/gray/green leaves with tiny hairs at its margins. Flowers commonly...

Orothamnus
2014-10-13 13:26:23

Orothamnus is a genus of shrub plant. The genus may also be referred to as the Marsh Rose. Orothamnus belongs to the Proteaceae family and its name stems from the Greek words: Oros, meaning mountain and thamnos, meaning bush. An Orothamnus plant can be found growing naturally in the Western Cape Province in South Africa. The species will grow in the mountain ranges of the Kogelberg and Kleinrivier Mountains of Hottentots-Holland. On the mountainsides these shrubs prefer peaty swamps and...

Opisthiolepis
2014-10-07 10:51:38

Opisthiolepis is a genus of large tree species. The trees belong to the Proteaceae family and only contain one single species. Opisthiolepis heterophylla is the sole described species that makes up the genus. The Opisthiolepis heterophylla species may also be commonly referred to as the Blush silky oak, the Pink silky oak, the Brown silky oak and the Drunk rabbit. Opisthiolepis trees grow to nearly 100 feet tall and can commonly be found in rainforests, tablelands and mountains. The trees...

Embothrium
2014-10-06 11:16:18

Embothrium is a genus of shrub species in the Proteaceae family. Some of the species include Embothrium coccineum from Chile, Embothrium grandiflorum from Peru, and Embothrium lanceolatum from Chile. Embothrium are large shrubs or trees. They will grow on an average to heights between 33 to 66 feet high with a trunk up to 28 inches wide. They all contain evergreen leaves. They are usually 5 to 12 centimeters long and 2 to 4 centimeters broad. They have flowers that grow in dense bunches,...

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Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]