Monthly Archives: December 2013

Why science blogs are the best thing on the Internet

Let’s skip the actual bad stuff like deviant solicitations and other such nonsense. Even without that, the Internet can be a rather not nice place. Negativity runs rampant in so many circles of the web. From topics as disparate as … Continue reading

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Getting to know your Hawaiian Lobeliads #28: Clermontia pyrularia

Clermontia pyrularia Hawaiian Name: ‘Oha wai Conservation Status: Endangered Distribution: Hawai’i (Windward Mauna Kea; Leeward Mauna Loa) Date photographed: 8/24/2013 Ease of viewing: Cultivation *Identification: Form– Terrestrial trees 3-4 m tall. Leaves– narrowly elliptic rarely oblanceolate; blades 15-28 cm long by 2.5-5 … Continue reading

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