Plant growth of tropical flowers in the desert
David Attenborough examines the amazing way in which flowers can bloom in what appears to be a barren desert. From the BBC.
Sneezing Monkey, Walking Fish Among New Species: Photos
A jewel-like snake, a walking fish and a sneezing monkey are just three of the over 200 new species that have been discovered in the Eastern Himalayas.
The Best Thing To Eat In Every Country Around The World
From katsudon in Japan to grilled meats in Argentina, here are the best things to eat in every country, chosen by the locals who live there. What is the single dish visitors should not miss when visit...
Sneezing Monkey, Walking Fish Among New Species: Photos
A jewel-like snake, a walking fish and a sneezing monkey are just three of the over 200 new species that have been discovered in the Eastern Himalayas.
Trichocentrum
Trichocentrum, often abbreviated Trctm in horticulture, is a genus in the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It was described by Stephan Ladislaus Endlicher and Eduard Friedrich Poeppig in 1836. This genus a...
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List of moths of Swaziland
The moths of Swaziland represent about 35 known moth species. The moths (mostly nocturnal) and butterflies (mostly diurnal) together make up the taxonomic order Lepidoptera.This is a list of moth spec...
The Best Thing To Eat In Every Country Around The World
From katsudon in Japan to grilled meats in Argentina, here are the best things to eat in every country, chosen by the locals who live there. What is the single dish visitors should not miss when visit...
Biota (ecology)
Biota are the total collection of organisms of a geographic region or a time period, from local geographic scales and instantaneous temporal scales all the way up to whole-planet and whole-timescale s...
Pioneer species
Pioneer species are hardy species which are the first to colonize previously disrupted or damaged ecosystems, beginning a chain of ecological succession that ultimately leads to a more biodiverse stea...
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Hemiepiphyte
A hemiepiphyte is a plant that spends part of its life cycle as an epiphyte. The seeds of primary hemiepiphytes germinate in the canopy and initially live epiphytically. They send roots downward, and...
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Tolumnia
Tolumnia Rafinesque, is a genus in the family Orchidaceae. Previously known as the "equitant Oncidiums," the species were segregated from the mega-genus Oncidium by Guido Braem in 1986. The plants are...
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Xerophyte
A xerophyte (from Greek xero dry, phuton plant) is a species of plant that has adapted to survive in an environment with little water, such as a desert or an ice- or snow-covered region in the Alps or...
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Euryops chrysanthemoides
Euryops chrysanthemoides or African bush daisy is a small shrub native to Southern Africa that is also grown as a horticultural specimen in tropical to subtropical regions around the world. It occurs...
Euryops chrysanthemoides - Wikipedia
Ecological pyramid
An ecological pyramid (also trophic pyramid, energy pyramid, or sometimes food pyramid) is a graphical representation designed to show the biomass or biomass productivity at each trophic level in a gi...
Ecological pyramid - Wikipedia
No-analog (ecology)
No-analog (variants may omit the hyphen and/or use the British English analogue), or alternately novel, climatic conditions ("no-analog climates") or biological communities ("no-analog communities") i...
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Marine snow
In the deep ocean, marine snow is a continuous shower of mostly organic detritus falling from the upper layers of the water column. It is a significant means of exporting energy from the light-rich ph...
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Flora of India
The flora of India is one of the richest of the world due to a wide range of climate, topology and environments in the country. It is thought there are over 15000 species of flowering plants in India,...
List of moths of Saudi Arabia
Moths of Saudi Arabia represent about 420 known moth species. The moths (mostly nocturnal) and butterflies (mostly diurnal) together make up the taxonomic order Lepidoptera.This is a list of moth spec...
List of moths of Saudi Arabia - Wikipedia
Atriplex patula
Atriplex patula L. (Spear Saltbush; Common Orache; Spear Orach; Spreading Orach) is a ruderal, circumboreal species of annual herbaceous plants in the genus Atriplex naturalized in many temperate regi...
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Conyza canadensis
Conyza canadensis (formerly Erigeron canadensis L.) is an annual plant native throughout most of North America and Central America. Common names include horseweed, Canadian horseweed, Canadian fleaban...
Conyza canadensis - Wikipedia
Synanthrope
A synanthrope (from the Greek syn-, "together with" + anthro, "man") is a member of a species of wild animals and plants of various kinds that live near, and benefit from, an association with humans a...
Resilience (ecology)
In ecology, resilience is the capacity of an ecosystem to respond to a perturbation or disturbance by resisting damage and recovering quickly. Such perturbations and disturbances can include stochasti...
Resilience (ecology) - Wikipedia
List of Australian herbs and spices
Australian herbs and spices were used by Aborigines to flavour food in ground ovens. The term "spice" is applied generally to the non-leafy range of strongly flavoured dried Australian bushfoods. They...
Food plot
A food plot is a planted area set aside to act as a food source for wildlife. The term was coined by the U.S. hunting and outdoor industries. Food plots generally consist of but are not limited to le...
Physiotope
Physiotope is the total abiotic matrix of habitat present within any certain ecotope. The physiotope is the landform, the rocks and the soils, the climate and the hydrology, and the geologic processes...
Ramajendas
Ramajendas is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Neuston
Neuston is the collective term for the organisms that float on the top of water (epineuston) or live right under the surface (hyponeuston). Neustons are made up of some species of fish (see flying fi...
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Evapotranspiration
Evapotranspiration (ET) is the sum of evaporation and plant transpiration from the Earth's land and ocean surface to the atmosphere. Evaporation accounts for the movement of water to the air from sour...
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