Anemone


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Anemone

a genus of the plant family Ranunculaceae. Contains the toxic glycoside protoanemonin which causes abdominal pain, oral mucosal erosions, salivation, diarrhea. Includes A. hortensis (A. stellata), A. nemorosa (wood anemone), A. patens (A. pavonina), A. pulsatilla (pasque flower).
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She has found six new species and has identified surprising anemone behaviors (see "Making Friends," right).
I wonder how, in all these thousands of square miles of underwater desert, an anemone found this spot to make his home.
Japanese anemones are sometimes faulted for their tendency to flop over.
The new album, Dowsing Anemone With Copper Tongue, covers so much ground, it seems to touch on the entire spectrum of human emotion.
KEY WORDS: Aiptasia pallida, anemone, Lysmata, peppermint shrimp, predation
A pair-wise comparison of the genotypes of the anemones of each colour morph demonstrated that each anemone collected within each colour morph was genetically unique.
On Anemone, the basic arrangements are fairly simple, a mix of guitar, bass, drums, piano and loops.
This particular kind of anemone had only been found attached to seaweed in Japanese waters from south of Honshu in central Japan to the Kyushu region in southwestern Japan.
The anemone is an animal that looks more like a plant, with tentacles extending from the creature's velvet-soft base in many branchlike projections that wave rhythmically in ocean currents.
The first question I asked was: do pseudoflowers and anemone influence each other's visitation?
I was fascinated by the way sea anemones, which do not move about much, take the food the current brings them," Miaoulis recalled.
Although the Americans are not lucky enough to have the wood anemone as a native, they have a special alternative.