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Scilla

 

(squill), a genus of perennial early-spring bulbous herbs of the family Liliaceae. The leaves are in a radical cluster. The flowers, which are mostly dark or light blue, are solitary or in a raceme at the apex of a leafless stem. The perianth is campanulate or rotate and has six segments. The fruit is a capsule. There are about 60 species, distributed predominantly in the Mediterranean region. The USSR has 13 species, growing mainly in the Caucasus. S. sibirica grows in forests, along forest edges, and in thickets. A number of species, including S. bifolia, S. hyacinthoides, and S. sibirica, are cultivated as ornamentals. Occasionally species of the genera Hepatica and Mercurialis are called squill.

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These will be accompanied by Scilla sibirica, their glorious sky blue contrasting with the yellow daffs.
Scilla siberica | Chionodoxa sardensis sar | Muscari Valerie Finnis | Spring border in the brick garden at Glebe Cottage
II Other taxa: Macrochloa tenacissima + in 1 and 5; Aristolochia baetica and Carlina corymbosa + in 1; Ulex argenteus, Phillyrea angustifolia, Arbutus unedo, Cistus monspeliensis and Ceratonia siliqua +, Centaurium erythraea and Iris xiphium 1 in 2; Plantago lanceolata, Ornithogalum narbonense, Atractylis gummifera and Asphodelus ramosus + in 3; Scilla peruviana + in 4.
Armando Renzoni has now trained Lui Rei to win three of his four races, and owner Scilla Balzarinc said: "We thought he'd go well as he'd been running so well in Italy.
Scilla scilloides, Leucojum autumnale, Amaryllis belladonna and Crinum.
lily of the valley), Fritillaria, Gloriosa (glory lily), Hemerocallis (daylily), Hosta, Hyacinthus, Muscari (grape hyacinth), Trillium, Tulipa, and Scilla (squill).
Por ejemplo, Jay Gould recuerda las metaforas de Falconer y Darwin, y establece un curioso simil entre la forma en quc se ha estructurado la teoria de la evolucion y la construccion de la Catedral de Milan, mientras que para explicar la logica basica de la teoria darwiniana recurre a un fosil de coral hallado y dibujado por el famoso artista y cientifico Agostino Scilla.
It enables them to reduce their debt level," added Scilla Huang, manager of a luxury goods fund at Clariden Bank in Switzerland and a holder of Gucci shares.
Thirty-two authors, including the Dalai Lama, Jody Williams, Scilla Elworthy, Joseph Rotblat, Daniel Ellsberg, Nelson Mandela, and Mordechai Vanunu, contributed to this book, most with new articles.
1594), Antony tries to convince Scilla to avoid fighting Marius.