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2015-04-15 16:03:50

All we know is, now we have a hankering for a tangerine. Or maybe a Blue Moon with an orange slice in it. Hey -- it's humpday.

Methuselah Date palm
2015-03-26 09:40:16

Methuselah, a date palm tree successfully sprouted from a 2,000-year-old seed in 2005, has reached maturation and could soon sire offspring, scientists at the laboratory responsible for originally germinating the ancient seed told National Geographic this week.

2014-03-26 23:02:52

The Grounds Guys have ways to walk away “alive” using plants and other natural foliage to avoid being made a zombie. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) March 26, 2014

2014-01-30 23:21:07

The Nare, the top luxury hotel on the Cornish Coast, teams up with The Great Gardens of Cornwall to officially welcome spring to England. (PRWEB) January 30,

How Does A South American Tree Adapt To Volcanic Soils?
2014-01-24 15:50:12

Low soil nitrogen, not soil phosphorus levels, stimulate cluster root adaptation in the Proteaceae Embothrium coccineum, a tree that may be key to reforestation in Patagonia

Fossil Evidence Indicates Fig Wasps Were Here Long Before Fig Trees
2013-12-06 07:57:54

Researchers are puzzled by a 115-million-year-old fossilized wasp from northeast Brazil. The puzzle rests in the wasp's ovipositor, the organ through which it lays its eggs. The fossilized wasp's ovipositor looks a lot like those of present-day wasps that lay their eggs in figs.

Nondestructive Visualization Techniques Used To Image Ancient Fossils
2013-11-11 12:19:33

New study integrates visualization techniques to examine 150-million-year-old plant fossils without damaging specimens

2013-10-01 23:29:30

With conflicting research, scientists should proceed with caution, says Water Researcher and Advocate Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 01, 2013

2013-09-26 23:32:05

Fourteen years ago, after discovering that he could go into many nurseries and they would sell him a fruit tree that will never bear fruit, Greg Peterson of the Urban Farm decided to do something


Latest Ornamental trees Reference Libraries

Orites excelsus
2014-10-13 13:23:35

Orites excelsus is a species of rainforest tree. The species may also be referred to as the Prickly ash, the Mountain silky oak or the White beefwood. This tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. O. excelsus can be found in New South Wales and southeast Queensland. Orites excelsus will typically grow to approximately 100 feet tall. Its trunk is thick with grey or brown bark. Mature leaves become simple and smooth measuring 1.6-7.4 inches and .6-1.8 inches wide. Young leaves are covered...

Carnarvonia
2014-10-13 13:06:45

Carnarvonia is a genus of large tree species. The genus may also be referred to as the Red oak or the Red silky oak. This flowering plant genus is a member of the Proteaceae family. Carnavonia consists of only one single species, Carnarvonia araliifolia. The species is then broken down further with two varieties: C. araliifolia var. araliifolia and C. araliifolia var. montana. C. araliifolia will typically grow to 100 feet tall. The trees are endemic only in Queensland, Australia. They are...

Banksia verticillata
2014-10-13 12:57:29

Banksia verticillata is more commonly known as Granite Banksia or Albany Banksia. It is a species of shrub or occasionally a tree in the genus Banksia from the Proteaceae family. B. verticillata is a spreading, bushy shrub that grows up to 10 feet high on average, although it may grow up to a height of 15 feet in sheltered locations. In highly exposed areas that are open to high winds, it can be a much smaller shrub, or occasionally grow as a single-trunked tree. It has rough grey bark...

Banksia sphaerocarpa
2014-10-13 12:41:28

Banksia sphaerocarpa is a shrub or tree species. The species is also known as the Fox banksia or the Round fruit banksia. B. sphaerocarpa belongs to the Proteaceae family. The tree can be found throughout the southwest of Western Australia. B. sphaerocarpa typically grows between 3 and 7 feet tall. In the northern ranges with more dry and warmer climates the species will not grow as tall. Banksia sphaerocarpa produces green, linear leaves. Its leaves are narrow and grow between 1-4 inches...

Banksia solandri
2014-10-13 12:37:45

Banksia solandri is a large shrub species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as the Stirling Range Banksia. It is a species of large shrub in the genus Banksia, from the Proteaceae family. B. solandri is a woody shrub that may be found growing as tall as 14 feet. The species produce large, broad serrated leaves and thickly fine-furred stems. B. solandri leaves usually measure around 9 to 10 inches long and around 5 inches wide. It flowers in spring and early summer. Seeds are...

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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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