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2015-04-23 23:03:19

Company Selected for Contribution to Building a Sustainable Energy Future Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) April 23, 2015 Enbala Power Networks (Enbala) was named

2015-04-23 23:02:28

The John Chapman Award recognizes one hospital or healthcare system each year for outstanding achievements in reducing the organization’s ecological footprint. YOUNGSTOWN,

2015-04-23 23:01:40

VirtualPBX Anywhere Plans Honored for Exceptional Innovation San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2015 VirtualPBX announced today that it has launched a

2015-04-23 23:00:59

As part of Joining Forces, an initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden to rally support for U.S.

2015-04-23 20:24:04

Unanimous passage out of the House Foreign Affairs Committee shows strong bipartisan support for U.S.

2015-04-23 20:21:43

'Call 811 Before You Dig' or Remove Grass to Plant Drought Tolerant Succulents LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- April is National Safe Digging Month and

2015-04-23 20:21:28

Delivering Groundbreaking Technologies and Unrivaled Innovations Since 1985 SAN JOSE, Calif., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow marks the thirtieth anniversary of SunPower Corp.

2015-04-23 20:20:51

Stricter requirements to safeguard the communities along our railway lines OTTAWA, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Minister Raitt, Minister of Transport, issued an Emergency Directive

2015-04-23 16:24:30

CA residents can make Earth Day and Earth Week an everyday celebration IRVINE, Calif., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 2012, California residents can conveniently recycle old

2015-04-23 16:23:59

Third consecutive year company's emissions inventory report Climate Registered SALT LAKE CITY, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of Earth Day, USANA has achieved Climate Registered(TM)


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Ipomopsis polyantha
2014-12-13 15:16:45

Ipomopsis polyantha is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Pagosa skyrocket and Archuleta County standing-cypress. The plant is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. I. polyantha can be found growing naturally only in the United States, specifically in Colorado. It can be found in one county, Archuleta County. It is found only in Ponderosa pine and oak forests, growing in soil derived from Mancos Shale. As recently as 2011, the plant was listed as...

Ipomopsis aggregata
2014-12-13 14:49:47

Ipomopsis aggregata is a flowering plant species. The plant’s Latin scientific name, “Ipomopsis”, means similar to Ipomoea or Morning Glories, referencing the species similarities. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Scarlet Gilia, Scarlet trumpet and Skyrocket. I. aggregata is indigenous to western North America. It can be found growing from British Columbia all the way south to Mexico. Ipomopsis aggregata is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. Ipomopsis aggregata...

Elingamita
2014-12-13 14:45:59

Elingamita is a genus consisting of one single tree/shrub species. The single species is the Elingamita johnsonii plant. Elingamita is a member of the Myrsinaceae family. Elingamita johnsonii plants can be found growing naturally only on the Three Kings Islands of New Zealand. The plant may grow as a small tree or as a shrub in forest and coastal scrub habitats. Due to the species limited areas of growth the genus is vulnerable to extinction due to fire or unforeseen events. Elingamita...

Laysan Rail, Porzana palmeri
2014-12-09 12:15:35

The Laysan Rail or Laysan Crake (Porzana palmeri) was a flightless bird native to the Northwest Hawaiian Island of Laysan. This small island was, and still is, an important seabird colony, and sustained numerous native species, including the rail. It became extinct because of habitat loss and by domestic rabbits, and eventually, World War II. Its scientific name is in honor of Henry Palmer, who collected in the Hawaiian Islands for Walter Rothschild. It was a rather small bird, measuring...

Hawaiian Rail, Porzana sandwichensis
2014-12-09 12:12:23

The Hawaiian Rail (Porzana sandwichensis), known also as the Hawaiian Crake or the Hawaiian Spotted Rail, was a rather enigmatic species of minuscule rail that resided on Big Island of Hawaii, but is currently extinct. A dark form and a lighter form are known. There is considerable confusion by the existence of two distinct forms. While it can’t be completely excluded that early specimens were collected on another island, only O’ahu and Kaua’I seem plausible given the history of...

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coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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