184), admired Plautus as elegans, urbanus, ingeniosus, facetus (De offic. i.
Of the Cyclostomidae only one species, Cyclostoma elegans, Muller, is British; it hides under stones and roots.
(Xabout 25; after Aubert.) G, Gyrodactylus elegans.
The alimentary sac is simple elegans from the fins of and devoid of caeca.
Goldfink l), the Fringilla carduelis of Linnaeus and the Carduelis elegans of later authors, an extremely well-known bird found over the greater parts of Europe and North Africa, and eastwards to Persia and Turkestan.
auratum, Brownii, concolor, elegans, giganteum, japonicum, longiflorum, monadelphum, pardalinum, speciosum, and the tiger lily (L.
Paulo in Brazil supplied Sars with representatives of all the three in his Norwegian aquaria, in some of which the little Macrothrix elegans " multiplied to such an extraordinary extent as at last to fill up the water with immense shoals of individuals."
Naultinus elegans of New Zealand is said to be viviparous; the others lay but one rather large egg at a time.
Coleonyx elegans in forests of Central America and Mexico.
Gypsophila elegans: hardy, t z ft., pale rose; branched very gracefully.
Senecio elegans: half-hardy, '1 ft., white, rose or purple; the various double forms are showy.
Zinnia elegans: half-hardy, I to 2 ft., various colours.
elegans, 3 to 5 ft., small pale purple or whitish; A.
There are several species known, the best being albus, elegans, luteus, Plummerae, splendens, Purdyi, venustus and Weedi.
hyalina, Hartea elegans, and Monoxenia Darwinii; but it is doubtful whether these are not the young forms of colonies.
When bracts become coloured, as in Amherstia nobilis, Euphorbia splendens, Erica elegans and Salvia splendens, they may be mistaken for parts of the corolla.
elongata, followed by the detailed researches of Kidston and Arber on Sigillaria elegans, scutellata and mamillaris.
Grievii was of the type of Sphenopteris (Diplotmema) elegans (fig.
- Sphenopteris elegans (foliage of Heterangium Grievii).
An extinct water-lily, Euryale limburgensis, belongs to a monotypic genus now confined to Assam and China; an extinct sedge, Dulichium vespiforme, belongs to a genus only living in America, though the only living species once flourished also in Denmark; an extinct species of water-aloe (Stratiotes elegans) makes a third genus, represented only by a single living species, which was evidently better represented in Pliocene times.
The sequencing of the C. elegans genome has relied almost entirely on the sequence ready contigs provided by the physical map.
Comparing syntenic regions of the C. elegans and C. briggsae genomes.
hosta sieboldiana ' Elegans ' is not very elegant, but rather powerful, with large bluish-green leaves and good, almost white flowers.
Despite the identification of hundreds of genes involved in C. elegans locomotion, we do not yet have an understanding of its control.
moderated newsgroup for discussion of research on the model organism Caenorhabditis elegans and related nematodes.
High frequency of cryptic deleterious mutations in Caenorhabditis elegans.
nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans.
The C. elegans homolog of the p53 tumor suppressor is required for DNA damage induced apoptosis.
worm Caenorhabditis elegans.
rubra); edulis, white; elegans, yellowish white and purple; gigantea, blue; kewensis, rose-carmine (a hybrid between N.
He was a friend of Calpurnius Piso, and was implicated in his profligacy by Cicero (in Pisonem, 29), who, however, praises him warmly for his philosophic views and for the elegans lascivia of his poems (cf.
N. discoidalis has dark purple flowers edged with white, and the flowers of its variety elegans are maroon margined with white.
Cup-flower (Scyphanthus) - S. elegans is a beautiful slender climber, 5 to 8 feet high, with forked stems, and valuable for trailing over a trellis or against a wall.
S. elegans is easily grown as a half-hardy annual in rich light soil.
N. viridiflorus, N. serotinus, N. intermedius, N. elegans, N. pachybulbus, N.
There are two species, D. pulchella and elegans.
Purple Jacobaea (Senecio Elegans) - This beautiful half-hardy annual has long been a favourite in gardens.
G. elegans is a graceful feathery annual much used for bouquets.
Humea - A very graceful halfhardy biennial, 3 to 8 feet high, H. elegans having large leaves with a strong odour, and forming, when in flower, an elegant feathery pyramid of reddish-brown blossoms.
Mrs Barton, Katherine Spurrell, Duchess of Westminster, Madge Matthew, elegans, Minnie Hume, superbus, Princess of Wales, Magdalina de Graaff, Gem, Grand Duchess, Acis, and Palmerston.
The kinds grown are erecta, elegans, stellata, and villosa.
In I. elegans the flowers are scarlet and thickly spotted, and in I. superba they are much the same, while in the rosea variety they are a deep pink.
Lilium Elegans - One of the best and most generally known of the early Lilies.
All the L. elegans group are perfectly hardy; they grow vigorously in almost any soil, but prefer a deep loamy one with an admixture of peat.
E. aegyptiaca, with silvery-white plumes, maxima, elegans, pilosa, amabilis, pellucida, capillaris, plumose, are all elegant annuals.
For this purpose the most suitable are M. falcata and elegans, both vigorous herbs with yellow flowers, thriving in almost any kind of soil.
Plumfruited Yew (Prumnopitys Elegans) - An evergreen tree from chili, allied to the common Yew, of dense growth and cheerful green color.
Purples must be kept away from reds, but group well with any whites; some of the best for color are Everestianum, Album elegans, Fastuosum, Cyaneum, Countess of Normanton, Caractacus, and Sigismund Rucker.
L. elegans grows about 2 feet high, and has pale purple spikes I foot or more in length.
L. scariosa, squarrosa, cylindracea, elegans, and pumila much resemble the foregoing, and, like them, succeed in any rich light soil, and are best here and there in among peat-loving shrubs or in good borders.
The varieties cardinalis (bright crimson-purple), coerulea (bluish), alba (white), Dunnetti (rose), splendens (scarlet), picta elegans (crimson-purple, edged with white), and a dwarf variety, nana, about 9 inches high, are desirable.
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