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Prince Sago Cycas taitungensis
2014-01-30 08:47:59

Cycas taitungensis is a species of cycad plant. The species belongs to the Cycadaceae family. C. taitungensis may also be referred to as Prince sago or Emperor sago. Currently the plant faces serious threat of extinction due to habitat destruction and plant collectors. The species is native to southeastern Taiwan. C. taitungensis range throughout the third largest county, Taitung County. The...

Saxegothaea conspicua Lindl Prince Alberts yew
2012-06-14 10:35:58

Symbol: SACO35 Group: Gymnosperm Family: Podocarpaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Coniferophyta – Conifers Class   Pinopsida Order   Pinales Family   Podocarpaceae –...

2012-06-14 11:55:23

Symbol: PUBR Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: CAN    N GL    N Synonyms:   PHBR10 Phippsia bruggemannii (T.J. Sørensen) Á. Löve & D. Löve Distribution: PuccinelliabruggemanniiT.J. Sørensen distribution:CAN(NU),DEN(GL) Classification:       Kingdom...

Chimaphila menziesii R Br ex D Don Spreng little princes
2012-06-18 06:24:12

Symbol: CHME Group: Dicot Family: Pyrolaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, ID, NV, OR, UT, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular...

Chimaphila maculata L Pursh striped princes pine
2012-06-18 06:24:14

Symbol: CHMA3 Group: Dicot Family: Pyrolaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   CHMAD Chimaphila maculata (L.) Pursh var. dasystemma (Torr.) Kearney & Peebles Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AZ, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MA, ME, MI,...

2012-06-18 06:24:25

Symbol: CHIMA Group: Dicot Family: Pyrolaceae Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KY, MA, ME, MI, MN, MS, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

2012-06-19 04:08:08

Symbol: AMHY2 Group: Dicot Family: Amaranthaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I Synonyms:   AMHYH Amaranthus hybridus L. ssp. hypochondriacus (L.) Thell.   AMLE2 Amaranthus leucocarpus S. Watson Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CA, FL, MI, MS, TX, WI Classification:...

White-chinned Petrel
2007-10-24 13:46:19

The White-chinned Petrel (Procellaria aequinoctialis), is a large seabird in the family Procellariidae. It ranges around the Southern Ocean as far north as South Australia, Peru and Namibia, and breeds colonially on scattered islands; South Georgia, Prince Edward Islands, Crozet Islands, Kerguelen Islands, Auckland Island, Campbell Island and Antipodes Islands. The diet of the...

Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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