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zebrina

(zəˈbraɪnə)
n
a herbaceous plant of the genus Zebrina
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These include Zebrina building of Calathea Place in Paranaque City; Bluebird building of Bristle Ridge in Baguio City; Fairway Terraces in Pasay City; and Alea Residences's Darma building.
Snip cuttings with 3 to 5 nodes from the trailing tips of healthy, established plants--like no-fuss Scindapsus pictus, Tradescantia zebrina, and Monstera deliciosa--and drop the cut end into clean water, making sure 1 to 2 nodes are submerged.
Two towers, Zebrina and Leonia, will be both eight storeys high, while Lavender and Marantina will both rise 12 floors.
George Thurber, who served as president of the Torrey Botanical Club from 1873 to 1880, described Thomas Hogg as, "a gentleman who shuns notoriety as much as others seek it, and of whom it is but simple justice to say that horticulture is as much indebted to him, as to any one for the choice Japanese plants that have been introduced within the last 15 years (Thurber, 1876a)." A year later, Thurber (1877a) elevated Hogg to a higher moral plane after complaining about the fact that the British Royal Horticultural Society failed to give him proper credit for introducing the variegated eulalia grass (Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrina'):
Dark-olive in colour, there are varieties such as Aurea with golden leaves and Zebrina, pictured, which is variegated and slower growing.
I find a clump of petty spurge growing in a back alley, and the rather beautiful zebrina mallow, swaying in the afternoon breeze at the base of a garbage heap.
The band Zebrina (a play on the Latin name for the plant colloquially called "wandering jew") is a lively mix of Klezmer, jazz, and jam performing the original compositions of Canadian jazz pianist Jonathan Feldman in Hamidbar Medaber, an album embodying the creative quest for knowledge.