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n.1.(Zool.) A genus of nudibranchiate mollusks, found in the warmer latitudes, swimming in the open sea. These mollusks are beautifully colored with blue and silvery white.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The following annuals can regularly be seen at higher elevations: Anagallis arvensis, Anthemis odontostephana, Anticharis arabicus, Asteriscus hierochunticus, Erucaria hispanica, Filago desertorum, Galium decaisnei, Geranium spp., Helianthemum salicifolium, Salvia aegyptiaca, Senecio glacus, Scabiosa olivieri, Thymelaea mesopotamica, Trigonella stellata, Viola cinerea and Zoegea purpurea.
Las especies predominantes fueron Streptococcus, Staphylococeus, Micrococcus (Gram +), Moraxella, and Pseudomonas (Grato -) y dos especies de hongos (Aspergillus glacus and A.
Heavy-use sites were characterized by a greater percentage cover of ruder species such as Russian thistle (Salsola iberica) and Chenopodium album, while light-use sites had a greater cover of climax species such as Bouteloua curtipendula and wild rye (Elymus glacus).