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2007-07-12 08:31:24

A rare ghost orchid has been found growing high in an old cypress tree in a southwest Florida nature preserve.

2006-11-20 03:00:24

By Susan Anasagasti, The Miami Herald Nov. 19--On Tuesday, Miami Beach voters finally will select the city's newest commissioner in a runoff between Michael Gongora, an attorney specializing in community association law, and Deede Weithorn, a longtime Beach activist and certified public accountant.


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2009-04-17 14:02:14

Zygopetalum is a genus of plant found in the orchid family Orchidaceae. It is part of the subfamily Epidendroideae. This genus consists of 14 species. Its generic name, derived form the Greek word "zygon", means "yoked petal". This name refers to the yoke-like growth at the base of the lip caused by fusion of the petals and sepals (a separate, green part that surrounds and protects the flower bud). This genus occurs in humid forests at mid-elevation and lower regions of South America. Most...

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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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