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Queen Sago Palm Cycas rumphii
2014-01-30 08:32:40

Cycas rumphii is a palm-like species of cycad plant. The plant may also be referred to as Queen sago or the Queen sago palm. This species is a member of the Cycadaceae family and is native to the Malesian region. The C. rumphii is a relatively small plant reaching approximately 33 feet. Its trunk is grey with diamond patterned bark and measures up to 16 inches in diameter. Its leaves...

Queen Sago Cycas circinalis
2014-01-30 07:56:38

Cycas circinalis is a species of cycad plant. also referred to as the Queen sago. C. circinalis is native to Sri Lanka, although it is a widely cultivated plant. C. circinalis is commonly used for landscape, decorative purposes and may be used as a food source. The plant’s seeds are carefully soaked, ground and used to make flour. You will often find its flour used in tortillas, tamales...

Queen Scallop Aequipecten opercularis
2013-04-16 20:35:52

The Queen Scallop, Aequipecten opercularis is a species of scallop of medium size. It is an edible marine bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Pectinidae. Being around 7 centimeters in size, this is one of the smaller scallop species that is commercially exploited. The shell of this species is sometimes fairly colorful, and it is also thin and brittle. It features about 20 radiating...

Tradescantia pallida Rose DR Hunt purple queen
2012-06-14 08:35:48

Symbol: TRPA10 Group: Monocot Family: Commelinaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N PR    I Synonyms:   SEPU11 Setcreasea purpurea B.K. Boom Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL, LA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants...

2012-06-14 09:20:25

Symbol: STSYT Group: Dicot Family: Euphorbiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   STTE11 Stillingia tenuis Small Distribution: StillingiasylvaticaL. ssp.tenuis(Small) D.J. Rogers distribution:USA(FL) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta –...

2012-06-14 09:20:27

Symbol: STSYS2 Group: Dicot Family: Euphorbiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   STAN6 Stillingia angustifolia (Müll. Arg.) Engelm. ex S. Watson   STSA5 Stillingia salicifolia (Torr.) Raf.   STSP11 Stillingia spathulata (Müll. Arg.) Small   STSYS Stillingia sylvatica L. var. salicifolia...

Selenicereus grandiflorus L Britton  Rose queen of the night
2012-06-14 10:09:00

Symbol: SEGR10 Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: HI    I PR    I VI    I Synonyms:   CEGR5 Cereus grandiflorus (L.) Mill.   SEMA22 Selenicereus macdonaldiae (Hook.) Britton & Rose Distribution: Selenicereusgrandiflorus(L.) Britton & Rose distribution:USA(HI),USA+(PR, VI)...

2012-06-14 12:46:25

Symbol: PLLI4 Group: Dicot Family: Papaveraceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   HELI8 Hesperomecon linearis (Benth.) Greene   MELI Meconella linearis (Benth.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.   MELIP Meconella linearis (Benth.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. var. pulchella (Greene) Jeps. Distribution: County...

2012-06-14 12:46:25

Symbol: PLATY8 Group: Dicot Family: Papaveraceae Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

Filipendula ulmaria L Maxim queen of the meadow
2012-06-15 08:16:07

Symbol: FIUL Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I CAN    I SPM    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, CT, IL, MA, ME, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, VT, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants...

Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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