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2014-03-02 23:02:41

Women Can Finally Achieve That Beloved Hourglass Shape with the Brazilian-Based Moriche Palm Diet Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 02, 2014 Women want curves,

2014-02-27 23:25:15

Pucker up, and experience “Hydration with a Twist™” at booth # 2414. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Zola®, maker of top-selling Coconut

2014-02-24 12:26:36

Global expansion plans and record-breaking growth attract top executive. ADDISON, Texas, Feb.

2014-02-18 23:29:28

The new “Benefits Of Coconut Oil” report on the website Vkool.com reveals to people useful advantages of coconut oil. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) February 18, 2014

2014-02-14 23:02:34

Groundbreaking skincare company appoints industry leader as Co-CEO. Addison, TX (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Nerium International, creator of the best-selling

New Species Of Oak Hidden Away In Ton Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary
2014-02-12 15:38:17

An international team of scientists from Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (China) and the Forest Herbarium (BKF - Thailand) discovered a new species of Stone Oak in the Ton Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary in Thailand.

2014-02-12 08:33:29

Wholly Guacamole Dip Fans "Rock the Guac" Via Instagram FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb.

2014-02-07 23:02:26

Kelapo Registered Dietitian Provides Easy Steps to a Healthier You Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 When planning out the spring cleaning, don’t

2014-02-05 23:02:56

USApple addresses serious health topic for consumers in fun, friendly way during American Heart Health Month in February. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014

2014-02-02 23:00:23

Hawaii Flower Lei donated and presented fresh flower leis to celebrities and athletes at the St. Jude Charity Pro Bowl Dinner in Honolulu last week.


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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.