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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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Although, if anemones touch areas with sensitive skin, like on the face, their stingers cause a burning feeling.
I come to a familiar break in the ledge and there he is, my giant anemone, safe and sound for another year
Japanese anemones are sometimes faulted for their tendency to flop over.
In the aquarium, these anemones harm both soft and hard corals and other sessile invertebrates, causing irritation and eventual death.
Genetic markers have been used successfully to determine the asexual origin of broods of several species of sea anemones (Gashout and Ormond 1979, Carter and Thorp 1979, Schaefer 1981, Monteiro et al.
Previous picture books on sea anemones, known as underwater flowers, included only black and white photographs, says author Hiroomi Uchida.
When Hewatt first looked at the tidepools, there were no tube snails or sunburst anemones at all.
Ask a scientist about the relationship between sea anemones and anemonefish, and there's no way around it: The answer will involve mucus.
I next performed separate experiments to quantify the potential for pollen loss from anemones to pseudoflowers.
I wondered if the sea anemones were smart enough to regulate drag coefficient in order to control the force of the water flowing over them.
The Belle Epoque van is painted in the art nouveau style, and sports the famous Perrier-Jouet Fleur de Champagne anemone flowers along the side panels.