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variegated

adjective Multifaceted; with many colors, aspects, features, etc
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From a design perspective, variegated leaves can lift an otherwise gloomy spot into a bit of welcome razzle dazzle in the winter months.
For TEER evaluation, the polyphenol fractions from Red Chicory of Treviso and Variegated Chicory of Castelfranco hydrolysed extracts have been studied on Caco-2 cell monolayers to test the changes in tight-junction (TJ) permeability by TEER, the phenol red passage, and histological analysis.
Cornus alba Ivory Halo (Ivory Halo Dogwood) develops into a compact, 6-foot-tall shrub with cream-edged variegated leaves that emerge from bright-red stems.
The photograph clearly shows this is the branched inflorescence form and links to the variegated form that eventually got to Australia.
Sages that have variegated gold leaves (Salvia officinalis; 'Aurea') and those that are blushed with purple (S.
Letts is at her best when describing the coastal scenery ("The hillsides were variegated, some fields of tall grass scattered profusely with goldenrod, others a harmonious blend of dense low-lying chaparral, bluish green to grey, like a natural patchwork") as well as in flashbacks to Clara's developing relationship with the brilliantly-drawn Gordon ("I was drowning in him, plunging somewhere deep and fast--on that same speedy trajectory that a car would take when the land beneath it disappeared, or an icy airplane that decided to drop from the sky").
The facade of the new building will be composed of cast metal panels providing a textured and variegated silver-grey surface that will resonate with the grainy concrete exterior of the Breuer-designed building.
This encyclopedic work has more than 760 sharp color photos enabling the reader to distinguish the numerous kinds of variegated trees and shrubs, many of which have gained popularity with modern gardeners.
This perennial comes in blue, green, yellow, and variegated varieties, has a range of sizes, and produces blooms in pastel colors.
This is manifest by a plurality of different volumes each assigned its own form, material and colour (including the refurbishment of two existing buildings), creating a variegated agglomeration of parts; a compact, interactive 'city of culture' set within the dense, historical grain of Haarlem's urban centre.
Then imagine variegated ivy, maidenhair fern and Hosta in the stone urn.
A recent study involving crosses between brown and variegated seeds indicated that variegated seed coat was controlled by a single recessive gene (Saeidi and Rowland, 1997).