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Morina

 

a genus of perennial herbaceous plants of the family Dipsacaceae (sometimes classified as a special family—Morinaceae). The leaves are verticillate, lobed or pinnatipartite, and spinose-toothed. The flowers, which are bisexual and irregular, are gathered into false whorls that form a spikelike inflorescence. The calyx is two-lobed, and the corolla is two-lipped. The fruit is an achene. There are approximately 17 species of Morina, distributed from the Balkan Peninsula to the Himalayas and China. In the USSR there are four species, growing on rocky slopes in alpine and subalpine zones in Middle Asia. The whorl-flower (Morina longifolia) and several other species are ornamentals.

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Morina writes in a clear style in all thirty-eight short chapters.
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Igor Stepanovs (Skonto Riga to Arsenal) pounds 1m; Rob Kolinko (Skonto Riga to C Palace) pounds 600,000; Leo Fortune-West (Rotherham to Cardiff) pounds 300,000; Micky Evans (West Brom to Bristol R) pounds 250,000; Scott Jones (Barnsley to Bristol R) pounds 200,000; Par Karlsson (IFK Gothenburg to Wimbledon) pounds 40,000; Alex Hauser (Tirol Innsbruck to Rangers) Free; Barry Prenderville (St Pat's Athletic to Oldham) Free; Bjarni Larusson (Walsall to Scunthorpe) Free; Emanuele Morina (AS Roma to Bolton) Free; Andy Rammell (Walsall to Wycombe) Undisclosed; Matt Duke (Sheff Utd to Burton Alb) Undisclosed; Rob Edwards (Huddersfield to Chesterfield) Undisclosed.
The last thing religious leaders have to lose is our hope," said Qemajl Morina, senior representative of Kosovo's Islamic Community.
Not even Hitler did that," remarked Federal Minister for Refugees Bratislava Morina.
KUWAIT, Feb 22 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) has become a beacon in the humanitarian relief field, thanks to its immediate response in offering aid to countries in need all over the world, Albanian Ambassador to Kuwait Kujtim Morina said here on Sunday.
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