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chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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Tattered, blue-purple clouds, reddening in the east, were scudding before the wind.
In the early 1990s, the gardener told ecologist Jens Olesen that one of the rare flowers, the blue-purple bellflower called Nesocodon mauritianus, had blood-red nectar.
For wall cover, you can't beat clematis, like the blue-purple Helsinborg which grows to 8ft and flowers in May-June.
The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of blue-purple foods like Wild Blueberries may have the potential to help prevent these diseases.
Fluorite from Rogerley Mine is dark emerald green with a strong blue-purple daylight fluorescence and an even stronger purple-white fluorescence under longwave ultraviolet light.
of the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging in Boston, Massachusetts, and co-author of The Color Code, the phytochemicals in blue-purple foods like Wild Blueberries are antioxidants and anti-inflammatories.
He had a blue-purple skin rash, particularly on the upper extremities.
Among these two groups of plants, you can find flowers in every color, but especially in the pink-red- blue-purple spectrum.
thirty kg) of copper or bronze, one talent of tin, and ten minas of blue-purple wool.
For example, the characteristic blue-purple complex formed with iodine is used as an endpoint indicator in certain titrations and when determining the amylose content of starch.
But it's the flowers, not the leaves, that will stop you: the infertile top flowers are blue-purple, while the fertile bottom flowers are a deep violet.