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1. (Science: botany) a genus of plants of the ranunculus or Crowfoot family; windflower. Some of the species are cultivated in gardens.

2. (Science: zoology) The sea anemone. See actinia, and sea anemone.

this word is sometimes pronounced n-m-n, especially by classical scholars.

Origin: L. Anemone, gr, fr. Wind.

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Re: I need help identidying a plant

... makes it difficult to tell, I am pretty sure it's a member of the Buttercup Family, Ranunculaceae. It looks like it may be a species of the Genus Anemone .

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by Atropa
Tue Jul 31, 2012 8:18 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: I need help identidying a plant
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Need help identifying a few plants from Plitvice (Croatia)

1. probably something from Brasiccaceae http://www.biolib.cz/en/taxon/id3247/ 2. some anemone http://www.biolib.cz/en/taxon/id38355/ ? 4. probably some buttercup http://www.biolib.cz/en/taxon/id38386/ 10. legumes http://www.biolib.cz/en/taxon/id3273/

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by JackBean
Wed May 02, 2012 11:23 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Need help identifying a few plants from Plitvice (Croatia)
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Snail/Slug with brown tubes on its back?

I found this on my porch today and, to me, it looks like fungi/mould or an anemone but it was definitely moving, albeit slowly, and I'm in Laos which has no coastline whatsoever. Any ideas? Thanks in advance!

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by Barns
Sun Sep 18, 2011 7:44 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Snail/Slug with brown tubes on its back?
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Beadlet Anemone/Actinia Equina HELP

How do they mate When is their mating season How often do they mate How many offspring are made Are their young cared for What is their maturity age and gestation period

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by atthisvolume
Tue Apr 28, 2009 12:47 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Beadlet Anemone/Actinia Equina HELP
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Evolution of nervous system

Hi, Maybe somebody could offer me a good web-link or book about nervous system evolution, something like "from sea-anemone to mammal". Thank you!

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by Fricas
Tue Mar 25, 2008 2:24 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of nervous system
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