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Hair!

Nope, we are not talking about the Broadway show (or the movie for that matter), but if you want to read and sing along to“Aquarius” knock yourself out!.Hairs in Botany are called Trichomes ( Greek). They come in every size, shape and color imaginable. Some have glands in their tips and others at their base, […]

WHAT gender is that flower in the window?

Modern plants (Angiosperms) create flowers as a way of expressing their sexual reproduction. These vary immensely intheir shape, color, size, and even pertinent parts! Primitive plants – ferns, mosses and conifers do not produce flowers.We say a flower is “complete” when it has all the parts necessary for reproduction. They are also called “bisexual” or“hermaphroditic”. […]

 
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