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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

Exposing Tulamben's cowries

Night dives are the best time for exposing Tulamben’s cowries (Cypraea tigris)…rarely will we see the shy sea snail extend its mantle during the daylight! 120 more words

Bali Dream Divers

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