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Bellis

 

a genus of herbaceous, chiefly perennial plants (daisies) of the family Compositae. The leaves are scapular or obovate with a radical rosette. The raceme is composed of single calathides on short stems; the leaves on the sheaths are distichous and herbal. The edge flowers are monostichous pistillate, ligulate, and pink or white. The disk flowers are numerous monoecious yellow tubular blossoms.

There are ten or 15 species in Europe and Asia Minor; two species grow in the USSR. The true daisy (BeII is perennis) is cultivated in Transcarpathia, the Crimea, and Western Europe as a biennial decorative plant; it readily grows wild. There are numerous garden varieties, distinguished by size and the structure of the calathides, which may have only Ungulate or only tubular blossoms, and by coloration (ranging from white to deep red).

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Bellis pleaded guilty to causing actual bodily harm last July and Richard Edwards, prosecuting at Caernarfon crown court, described how in front of the children he'd threatened to "leather" his partner.
It is claimed Riley organised for a balaclava-clad Thompson to attack Miss Bellis in the street on April 29.
Outside court, Miss Bellis said: "I believe that anyone who plans or uses acid to attack someone should automatically get a life sentence because for us as survivors it is something we have to live with for the rest of our lives.
The 16-year-old, known as CiCi, is 6-5 to progress to the last 16 and after a campaign in which she beat Zarina Diyas in Miami and Kimiko Date-Krumm and Romina Oprandi in the US Open, Bellis ought to oblige.
Prof Bellis, who backed proposals for the introduction of a minimum unit price, said that everyone needed to accept that alcohol was a major health challenge.
With Mr Bellis behind him in the other lane, Jones suddenly turned left into one of the entrances of the estate, causing Mr Bellis to smash "square on" into the passenger side of the car.
DSW in Bellis Fair Mall marks the first store in the Bellingham area, and employs 30 associates.
We use automated UT and X-ray by internal crawler and fine grain film to inspect the welds," Bellis said.
In a statement, Miss Bellis welcomed the verdicts, saying she had been subjected to Riley's "violent, manipulative and jealous" behaviour since the age of 16.
Mr Bellis said: "I was overwhelmed, they didn't have to do that.
From July 18-20, those who visit Bellis Fair's new Lane Bryant store will have the chance to win one of (50) $25 Lane Bryant Gift Cards each day.
At Wirral youth court yesterday, Hutchinson and Bellis both pleaded guilty to breaching their ASBOs after being caught in the company of each other in a public place - Grange Road West - at around 9pm on March 14.