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Leucanthemum vulgare

Da, asa a decis Carl Linnaeus (parintele taxonomiei moderne) sa denumeasca banala noastra margareta in sistemul denumirii binomiale a plantelor. Putini stiu insa ca margaretele sunt plante comestibile. 42 more words

String Art

Taxonomic hierarchy

A simple way to remember the classification groups created by Linnaeus.

Keep plates clean or family gets sick. 20 more words

Carl Linnaeus

When Norwich was the centre of the world*

*… the natural world.

This is the story of Norwich-born James Edward Smith and his involvement with the way we describe and classify the living world … but beneath this lies an important sub-text about the role of dissent in the advance of knowledge. 1,729 more words

Norwich History

Specimen Labels: History

It’s often noted that herbarium specimens are prepared today much as they were in the 16th century when Luca Ghini (1490-1556) created the first well-documented herbarium. 819 more words


Influence of a Passion

This is a guest post by Samuel Malley.


One of the most fascinating parts of plant interest is learning about those who have contributed to it as a whole. 408 more words


Lights, sights and lingonberries

Nearing ten o’clock at night. Speeding through customs with a small, carry-on backpack to a waiting taxi. Luxury!

Well before eleven we round a corner warmed by the glowing windows of the William Pub to arrive at… 1,655 more words

Thinking, Or Ranting, Or Both

London in September

I always love to travel to London at any time of the year. In the last 47 years I have been to London numerous times in all Seasons. 439 more words