Long-tongued

Long´-tongued`


a.1.Having a long tongue.
2.Talkative; babbling; loquacious.
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Sweet The most visited flowers with the long-tongued bumblebees are tubular shaped, such as foxgloves, penstemons, honeysuckle and snapdragons.
Still, Kiss is a band with a clear story behind the characters--the hopelessly romantic Starchild; the long-tongued Demon; the otherworldly Spaceman; and the Cat with nine lives (mainly surviving drug overdoses).
The "tongues" of South Africa's long-tongued flies are certainly long, but they're not flexible.
Also, readers have the opportunity to create a name beginning with the letter "x" for a long-tongued, winged animal yet to be discovered.
The Mexican long-tongued bat (Choeronycteris mexicana), family Phyllostomidae, occurs in the southwestern United States, and throughout most of Mexico, to El Salvador and Honduras (Arroyo-Cabrales et al., 1982).
The long-tongued bumble-bees have been discovered among the wildflowers on Lord Willoughby de Broke's Ditchford Farm in Shipston-on-Stour.
Ecologists have discovered two species of long-tongued bumble bees at Ditchford Farm, near Shipston.
The Mexican long-tongued bat, Choeronycteris mexicana, (Family Phyllostomidae) is primarily found southward from northern Mexico to El Salvador and Honduras (Hall 1981).
Recent investigations indicate that long-tongued flies are important pollinators of plants in the Cape floral region of South Africa (Goldblatt and Bernhardt 1990; Johnson 1992; Johnson and Steiner 1995; Goldblatt et al.
Plants like Michaelmas daisies, heathers, sedum and lavender are suitable for attracting both short and long-tongued bees, while an existing lilac, together with purple loostrife, thistles and scabious, are good for butterflies.