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Little Yellow-shouldered Bat Sturnira lilium
2013-06-18 12:20:31

The little yellow-shouldered bat (Sturnira lilium) is a species that is native to Central and South America. Its range is large and includes Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago, Belize, Bolivia, and Mexico, among many other areas. It can be found in a variety of habitats from mountainous or arid forests to tropical forests. It is typically found at elevations below 2,624 feet, although it can be found...

Calla Lily Zantedeschia aethiopica
2009-06-17 12:38:51

The Lily of the Nile or Calla Lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica) is a species of plant native to southern Africa in Lesotho, South Africa, and Swaziland. It has been introduced to Western Australia where it occurs in high periodical water tables and sandy soil. Several hybrids have been established and introduced to other areas around the world. Some hybrids are more suited to cooler climates. One...

Josephines Lily Brunsvigia josephinae
2009-04-28 15:46:45

Brunsvigia josephinae or Josephine's Lily is often referred to as Candelabra lily and was named after Josephine de Beauharnais. Josephine de Beauharnais was Napolean's empress. This deciduos species is indigenous to South Africa and features dark pinkish red leaves measuring 12 - 15 inches in length. Blooming from bulbs in early Spring, it thrives best in moderately humid climates. Although...

Pink Fairy Lily Zephyranthes robustus
2009-04-17 14:48:27

The Pink Fairy Lily (Zephyranthes robustus), also known as the Pink Rain Lily, Pink Zephyr Lily, and Pink Magic Lily. It is natively found in North America. This plant is possibly known as a hybrid of the White Rain Lily. This is a robust plant with a long blooming season. This is one of the most fertile summer plants of the flowering zephyranthes. It blooms in late summer to early fall. It...

Fairy Lily Zephyranthes candida
2009-04-17 14:44:19

The Fairy Lily (Zephyranthes candida) also known as the White Rain Lily, is a species of plant native to the Rio de la Plata region of South America including Argentina and Uruguay. It is also found in Paraguay and Chile. Other common names for this plant are August rain lily, White zephyr lily, Peruvian swamp-lily, Zephyr flower, and Autumn zephyr lily. The Fairy Lily is a white hybridized...

Common Star Lily Zigadenus fremontii
2009-04-17 14:28:21

The Common Star Lily (Zigadenus fremontii) also known as Fremont's Deathcamas or Star Zigadene, is a species of wildflower found on grassy or woody slopes, or rocky outcrops, in many low-lying regions of California, southern Oregon, and northern Baja California. This species grows from a spherical bulb, which has a diameter of 0.75 to 1.33 inches. The leaves can reach up to 40 inches in...

Tiger lily Lilium lancifolium
2005-06-23 11:13:55

The Tiger lily (Lilium lancifolium or Tigerlily) is a large and spectacular flower which is also cultivated in Asia for its edible bulb. Like other true lilies, the flowers are borne on an erect stem with linear leaves. The American 'red lily' or 'wild lily' (Lilium philadelphicum) is also sometimes known as the 'tiger lily' because of its black spotted flowers. This lily also has an...

Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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