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2015-03-03 23:11:46

After a year of utilizing Nor1’s flagship eStandby Upgrade product, used to drive ancillary revenue by offering its guests relevant and timely upsell offers, Palms Casino Resort has deployed

2015-02-12 23:01:11

Special Modernism Week event benefits effort to relocate the iconic (Aluminaire House) structure to Palm Springs.

2015-01-07 08:24:44

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2015, Two Bunch Palms will celebrate its 75(th) Anniversary.

2015-01-01 23:00:12

Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, and may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 01, 2015

2014-10-29 16:32:02

One at Palm Jumeirah to Reach 100 Meters, Offering Premium Residences at World's Most Exclusive Site NEW YORK, Oct.

2014-10-23 00:21:08

DUBAI, UAE, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Star-studded, Red Carpet Event was Dubai's Most Sought after Invite The international premiere of Director

2014-09-19 08:27:11

Most expensive and luxurious residential project in Dubai to be unveiled at Cityscape Global 2014 NEW YORK, Sept.

2014-09-18 23:14:28

Vacation Palm Springs is offering an affordable alternative for vacationers whose Cabo San Lucas trips have been impacted by hurricane Odile. Palm Springs, Ca

2014-07-17 16:27:34

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Villa Boutique Living is pleased to announce off season pricing starting

2014-06-11 16:25:37

PRINCETON, N.J., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMREP Corporation (NYSE: AXR) today reported that it and its indirect subsidiaries, Kable Distribution Services, Inc.


Latest Palm Reference Libraries

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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paralvinella sulfincola is a species of worm in the Alvinellidae family. It lives among undersea hot-water vents, thriving in the hottest of waters, at temperatures that would kill most animals. This characteristic makes it an extremophile or hyperthermophile. Having the unique ability to withstand extremely hot water from hydrothermal openings enables this stalk-like worm to feed on bacteria that other animals cannot reach. It is difficult to know exactly what temperatures this species...

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2009-04-28 15:06:43

Brahea armata or Mexican Blue Palm is also known as the Blue Hesper Palm and grows in Baja, California and in Savannah, Georgia. An ornamental plant, it grows to 49 feet in height and features a broad trunk, blue tinted leaves measuring 3 - 6.5 feet in width with 3 foot petioles and small brown elliptical fruits measuring 0.7 - 0.9 inches in length. Seeds from these fruits were once a regular part of the Cocopah people's diets. This species can be found growing along riverbeds, arroyos and...

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2009-04-23 11:27:51

The Ponytail Palm (Beaucarnea recurvata) is a commonly grown houseplant in temperate latitudes. The plant is often referred to as the a palm, although it is not truly a palm. In order to successfully cultivate this plant, winter minimum temperatures must remain above 50°F, and rise to temperatures of around 86°F in summer. States of Tamaulipas, Veracruz, and San Luis Potosí in Mexico make a native home to the Ponytail Palm. The Ponytail Palm thrives best in full sun to slight...

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2009-02-28 22:56:54

The Grugru Palm (Acrocomia aculeata) also known as Macaúba Palm, Coyol Palm, and Macaw Palm, is a species of palm native to the tropical regions of the Americas. It is found from southern Mexico and the Caribbean south to Paraguay and northern Argentina. Its habitat is a wide variety of climates and situations. It is the only species in the genus Acrocomia. The Grugru Palm grows to between 49 and 66 feet tall. The trunk is up to 20 inches in diameter. It is characterized by many...

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2009-02-28 22:49:00

Paurotis Palm (Acoelorrhaphe wrightii) also known as Everglades Palm, Madiera Palm, and Silver Saw Palmetto, is a single species of plant from the genus Acoelorrhaphe. It is native to Central America, southeastern Mexico, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, and extreme southern Florida. It was once plentiful in Florida, but many plants were taken for the nursery trade. It is now protected in Florida in the wild. It grows in swamps and forests that flood periodically. The species is named after the...

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Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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