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2014-11-23 23:00:29

Well-managed, highly mechanized and commercial scale coconut plantations have been set up by Liquid Investments in order to grow the highest yielding coconut palm trees in the world.

2014-11-21 08:22:50

Is Frankenstein Chocolate Our Future? NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-18 08:25:53

Nerium and its CMO, Amber Olson Rourke, take home seven awards at the 2014 Stevie Awards Ceremony in New York ADDISON, Texas, Nov.

2014-11-10 23:11:43

World-renowned investor and financial markets specialist Jim Rogers on Liquid’s Plantations in Brazil and the attractions of investing in global agriculture. (PRWEB)

2014-11-10 23:04:08

Results of a recently published study offer land managers another option in fighting cogongrass, the seventh most troublesome weed worldwide.

2014-11-09 23:00:19

World-renowned investor and financial markets specialist Jim Rogers on Liquid’s Plantations in Brazil and the attractions of investing in global agriculture. (PRWEB)

2014-11-07 23:00:16

Recently, iFitDress.com, a long-time provider of special-occasion dresses for women including wedding dresses, prom dresses, evening dresses, etc., has proudly launched a special offer on its

2014-11-04 12:24:44

Natural Fruit-Flavored 100% Premium Coconut Water for Kids Available to Retailers in Advance of the Movie Premiere NEW YORK, Nov.


Latest Flora Reference Libraries

Dicentra
2014-10-29 11:06:18

Dicentra is a genus of 8 species of perennial herbaceous plants in the Fumariaceae family. The plant may also be referred to as the Bleeding heart. Dicentra plants have bisymmetric, heart-shaped flowers. The two outer petals are spurred at the base and curve backwards at the tip. The two inner petals are straight and connect at the tip. They contain four petals and two tiny sepals. The leaves of Dicentra are contained in a basal rosette. The flowers are grown on leafless stalks. In other...

Bocconia frutescens
2014-10-29 10:52:44

Bocconia frutescens is a flowering plant species. The plant may also be referred to as the Plume poppy, the Tree poppy, the Tree celandine, Parrotweed, Sea oxeye daisy or the John Crow bush. This species is a poppy plant and belongs to the Papaveraceae family. B. frutescens is native to America, Mexico and parts of Central and South America. The plant is abundant in Hawaii where it causes many negative effects on the local ecosystems. B. frutescens will commonly grow up to almost 20 feet...

Leucadendron argenteum
2014-10-13 13:16:46

Leucadendron argenteum is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be referred to as the Silver tree or the Silver leaf tree. L. argenteum belongs to the Proteaceae family. Its only naturally occurring growth can be found in South Africa, specifically in the Cape Peninsula in Cape Town. The species is currently endangered and is protected in South Africa. The L. argenteum species grows upright and typically grows between 16 and 22 feet tall. The tree has been known to reach even 52...

Western White Pine, Pinus monticola
2014-07-15 13:59:55

Western white pine (Pinus monticola) grows in the mountains of the western United States and Canada growing in the Rocky Mountains, The Sierra Nevada, the Cascade Range, as well as growing along the Coast. The pine is also known as silver pine or Idaho pine as it is that states tree. The Western White pine grows at different elevations depending on its region. In Canada it is found growing from sea level up to 3,940 feet and in Washington state it grows up to 6,070 feet above sea level. In...

Smooth-bark Mexican Pine, Pinus pseudostrobus
2014-07-15 13:42:04

Smooth-bark Mexican pine (Pinus pseudostrobus) grows near Northern El Salvador, the highlands in Guatemala, and West Honduras and central Mexico. This tree has also been introduced to New Zealand. Fifteen mature Mexican pines can be found in the Palo Verde County Park located in Imperial County, CA. This tree grows from heights of 65.6 feet to 131.2 feet and occasionally may reach 147.6 feet. It can be found growing from 4265 feet in elevation to 10,660 feet; although, this tree has done...

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Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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