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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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After seven weeks of acclimation to incubator conditions, anemones were exposed to one of two distinct bleaching treatments.
And while the gut tissue of a sea anemone might not look like a beating heart, it does undergo slow, rhythmic peristaltic waves of contraction, much like the human digestive system.
Anemones, like their coral cousins, establish symbiotic relationships with green algae.
Mr Durrant calls it the fairy anemone "as it's so small, delicate and elusive".
Please send cheques and postal orders made payable to Mr Fothergill's to People Anemone Offer, Mr Fothergill's, Rookery Farm, Holbeach St Johns, Spalding, PE12 8SG and clearly state your name and address.
The white anemones have been named Edwardsiella andrillae, in honor of the ANDRILL Program.
Only the clown fish, which has a mucous covering that protects it from the dangerous stinging tentacles of anemones that can even paralyse, can hide in the prickly, stinging sea anemones," said AlMahmoud.
Japanese anemones will grow in any well-drained garden soil in sun or semi-shade.
Contract notice: Appointment of a project applicant for the transformation and expansion of services reeds and anemones of the psychiatric clinic at alexian brothers henri-chapelle.
Japanese anemones consist of a number of named varieties of anemone hupehensis and anemone x hybida and are one of the most valuable late flowering perennials, especially for shady positions.