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Melocactus intortus Mill Urb Turks cap
2012-06-15 04:12:36

Symbol: MEIN7 Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Synonyms:   CAIN36 Cactus intortus Mill. Distribution: Melocactusintortus(Mill.) Urb. distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta –...

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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.