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n.1.(Bot.) A genus of bulbous plants, natives of Southern Africa, named Hæmanthus, of the Amaryllis family. The juice of Hæmanthus toxicarius is used by the Hottentots to poison their arrows.
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Climate change could make a showy invasive milkweed called a bloodflower even more of a menace for monarch butterflies than it already is.
Also expect the likes of The Hearts, Stay Voiceless, Castles, Bloodflower, Bryde, The Vega Bodegas, Reuel Elijah, Kizzy Crawford, Into The Ark, Fleur De Lys, Climbing Trees, Florence Black, The Cradles and HMS Morris to lay down a marker in the months ahead.
Bloodflower is collaboration between Tom Manning and myself.
Bloodflower is a strange and complex read, being an interesting mix of fantasy, history and adventure.
** HINWOOD, Christine Bloodflower Allen & Unwin, 2009 302pp $19.95 pbk ISBN 9781741754711 SCIS 1411851
Bloodflower milkweed (Asclepias curassavica), also noninvasive, is easy to grow and blooms a long time until frost kills it, King says.
Good Nectar Flowers: Butterfly Weed (Asdepias tuberosa), Bloodflower (Asdepias curassavica), Honeysuckles (Lonicera spp.)
"Steady as she goes" could be the motto of Bloodflower - the duo consisting of producer Tom Manning and Jonnie Owen - former frontman of Welsh indie rockers The Last Republic The electro pairing have been locked away in Monnow Valley Studios in Monmouth since September, messing around with ideas.
More here: Similarly indebted to a conductive electro vibe are Bloodflower. Those who remember West Walian indie rockers The Last Republic, will be familiar with frontman Jonnie Owen.
Ian Bourland; BLOODFLOWERS; Duke University Press (Nonfiction: Photography) 26.95 ISBN: 9781478000891