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rock plant

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(Plants) any plant that grows on rocks or in rocky ground
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Noun1.rock plant - plant that grows on or among rocks or is suitable for a rock gardenrock plant - plant that grows on or among rocks or is suitable for a rock garden
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
lithophyte, lithophytic plant - plant that grows on rocks or stony soil and derives nourishment from the atmosphere
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The Whalsay families behind the Adenia, Antarctic II, Antares, Charisma, Research, Serene and Zephyr decided to make the sizeable contribution as a gesture of support for the Shetland Health Board Endowment Fund.
figure By ANNIE NJANJA Mauritius-based Adenia Partners is the firm behind buyout of Kenya's emerging retail chain Tumaini Self Service adding to the list of foreign companies jostling for a piece of the local retail market.Adenia, a private equity (PE) firm, through Sokoni Retail Kenya, its special purchase vehicle, acquired a controlling stake in Tumaini and its local partner says it has set plans in motion that will see it become the leading retailer in the region.
The Adenia's crew spotted a tangle of twigs and rope on the forward mast after docking in Lerwick harbour.
Background: Stenodactylin is a highly toxic plant lectin purified from the caudex of Adenia stenodactyla, with molecular structure, intracellular routing and enzyme activity similar to those of ricin, a well-known type 2 ribosome-inactivating protein.
Hearn, "Adenia (Passifloraceae) and its adaptive radiation: phylogeny and growth form diversification," Systematic Botany, vol.
Masika, "Antioxidant activities and phenolic contents of the methanol extracts of the stems of Acokanthera oppositifolia and Adenia gummifera," BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
Table 1: Edible semi-wild and wild plants from south Ethiopia screened nutritional and non-nutritional compositions Scientific name Local name (c) Family Adenia ellenbekii Harms Armulo (1), Qaqula (2) Passifloraceae Amaranthus graecizans L.
Developmental patterns in anatomy are shared among separate evolutionary origins of stem succulent and storage root-bearing growth habits in Adenia (Passifloraceae).
Iranian driver Muhammed Ali Dadres, security chief working at Agri Security Department, Aydin Guzel, Iranian citizens Adenia Futuh Abadi and Behnan Hemmati were killed in the accident.
The major hindrance for conventional propagation of Adenia hondala is its poor seed set and seed germination.